13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Contrasting Landscapes

Strait of Hormuz, Oman. This photo shows the dramatic difference in the bright blue, calm sea and the dense, dry, rocky surface of the land surrounding it. The photo also conveys a sense of isolation.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Khasab, Oman
Camera: iPhone 5s
Copyright: © Kate Lahr