19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Edge of the Basin

A clear path is carved into the salty landscape by people walking out onto the Devil's Golf Course in Death Valley. The contrast between lights and shadows in this image is the main subject, complemented by the textures of Badwater Basin.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Furnace Creek, California, United States of America
Camera: NIKON Z 7
Copyright: © Christian Murillo