14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Aspens in the Mist

There is always a silver lining to 'bad' weather. Thick fog loomed over the mountains during a hike in the Elk Mountains this fall. What was taken away by blocking the stunning views of the surrounding mountains was more than made up with a very moody atmosphere.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Colorado, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D80
Copyright: © Mitch Warnick