20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Dawn's Dance

A split shot of a stingray swimming on a shallow sandbar as the sun rises over the horizon. The surge in the water has created a pretty pattern in the sand and a sense of action at the interface between the water and air.

Photo Detail
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
Camera: NIKON D850
Copyright: © JillAnne McCarty
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