17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World

this is a photograph of the water hyacinth, a plant characteristic of polluted waters. How does such a beautiful flower come from polluted waters? Perhaps this is the duality of life, good and evil, joy and sadness, beauty and ugliness, etc. It is the duality of life.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Ganvié, Benin
Camera: SM-G965F
Copyright: © Aladé Dossou