18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A Phragmite in Sunglow at the Great Salt Lake

The stalk and feathery head of a phragmite rises from a large forest of these reed grasses along the shore of Utah’s Great Salt Lake. The sun gleams through it with a blue sky for a backdrop.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D5300
Copyright: © David Crews