21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A lotus flower within a pond of lily pads.

This is a photo containing a shot of a body of water, covered in lily pads. Within them, a single, blooming lotus is seen, vivid among the darkness of the water. It shines starkly against the darkened surroundings, acting like a light to guide one home.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Hamilton, Canada
Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T6s
Copyright: © Angela Gerard