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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A Moment in the Sun

While on a recent trip to Death Valley National Park. I was fortunate to find a kit fox den and spent the next seven days photographing it. The foxes are primarily nocturnal so I would only get a little bit of time to photograph them each day. This also meant that often I would have a limited window of good light as well. On this day I got lucky and one of the kits while playing with an adult stopped for a second in this beautiful morning light.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2018
Date Uploaded: 06.2018
Photo Location: Furnace Creek, Death Valley National Park, California, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X
Copyright: © Christopher Brinkman
Awards
Photo of the Day: 06.23.18
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