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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A purple lotus soaking in the sun.

A lotus reflecting in a moss pond in the direct sunlight. Rooted in the murkiest of waters, it continues to show off it's bright colors.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2016
Date Uploaded: 09.2016
Photo Location: Olathe, Kansas, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D3300
Copyright: © Amanda Stevenson