20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Cottonwood tree in snow covered farm field.

While searching for the few remaining cottonwood trees along the Missouri River, I saw this scene from a quarter mile distance. I was drawn to the tree standing resolute in the now harvested corn field as it has done probably over fifty times.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2021
Date Uploaded: 09.2022
Photo Location: Treloar, Missouri, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X Mark III
Copyright: © Curt Dennison