15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World

I was wandering along the beach on a chilly spring afternoon. There were no people or other distractions, which allowed me to focus on small details that might otherwise be overlooked. This feather trapped on a pine twig conveyed transience and opportunity.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Erie, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D3300
Copyright: © Wendy Ryan