19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Carolina forest trail in the autumn

I was caught by surprise by this flash of vermillion color in the midst of a lush green forest trail. I was hiking the Occoneechee Mountain State Nature Area with my roommate in Hillsborough, NC

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Hillsborough, North Carolina, United States of America
Camera: Pixel 2 XL
Copyright: © Mohammed Ali