15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Cannon Beach Sunset

After two evenings of overcast, dull gray skies, Mother Nature came through with exquisite late day light and conditions that lit up Haystack rock formation of Cannon Beach, Oregon -- just as a young girl and seagull entered the scene at opposite ends, adding balance, humanity and wildlife to an already pristine scene.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Cannon Beach, Oregon, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D7100
Copyright: © J. david Pincus