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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Edge of the World, Saudi Arabia

There is a famous spot outside of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia that overlooks a vast desert oasis called, "The Edge of the World." We almost did not make it. It was stormy and there was a sand storm on our way there. However these aspects combined made the place empty and the sky full of drama. I have taken a series of photographs using landscape and people before and it continues to fascinate me how humans interact and are a part of our landscapes.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2019
Date Uploaded: 09.2019
Photo Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Copyright: © Eric Auffhammer