17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
digging at dusk

This photo shows two young cousins digging a 5' deep hole on the beach late into the hot summer evening. "It's gonna be the biggest one yet!" the boy stands proudly in the hole as his cousin looms stork-like on the perimeter. A summer tradition they have yet to grow out of.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2019
Date Uploaded: 10.2019
Photo Location: harrison mills, Canada
Copyright: © Petra Atebe