18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Bobby socks trees along Madison Valley, Yellowstone

A stand of dead lodgepole pines in the morning mist in Yellowstone National Park. Near some hydrothermal areas, dead trees soak up minerals from the water which turn the lower portion of the trunks white.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Madison, Wyoming, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X
Copyright: © Claire Waring