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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Mobile
Discovering quietude

I was very moved to find this scene of my teenager away from his phone, discovering what it is like to just be in nature. The structure of the trees create a sense of movement, but is contrasted by the stillness of this specific moment in time. When I came upon this scene and got ready to take a photo, the colors and the light all just came together to create a memorable moment.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Waimea, Hawaii, United States of America
Camera: SM-G950U
Copyright: © Anjali Shaw