21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
All-Weather Friends

Two good friends hanging on to each other days after having survived the night of a monstrous typhoon that ruined their city. While hope gives us a reason to live, a beloved friend gives us the strength to pull things through together.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu, Philippines
Camera: NIKON D300
Copyright: © Jose Mari Mercader