19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Mobile
Bee, trying to get into an unfurled desert wildflower

This was a great year for wildflowers in the desert—these datura blooms unfurl just after sunset, but the bees (and ants) just can’t wait to get in—this particular pollinator seemed to stare back at me: “what are you looking at?”

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Tucson, Arizona, United States of America
Camera: iPhone 12 Pro
Copyright: © Joseph Cyr