13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
An Ancient Bristlecone Pine and Milky Way

A Bristlecone Pine tree at the summit in the Patriarch Grove of the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest with the Milky Way setting in the background. A flashlight illuminated the tree to give it a more daylight appearance instead of being a silhouette.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2015
Date Uploaded: 09.2015
Photo Location: Big Pine, California, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Beverly Houwing