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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Afterlife in Joshua Tree

I was on a day hike before a wedding at Hidden Valley in Joshua Tree National Park. This old twisted trunk seemed to tell a an unspoken story against the sparsely clouded sky and the mild heat of the enclosed desert valley floor.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2015
Date Uploaded: 07.2016
Photo Location: Joshua Tree, California, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 6D
Copyright: © Richard Collens