21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Fog in the Bayou

Morning Fog in the Bayou. fog in the bayou creates an eerie and enchanted atmosphere. It blankets the twisted cypress trees with a mysterious shroud, muffling sounds and obscuring the water's edge. Spanish moss hangs like spectral curtains, and the air is heavy with moisture. In this misty realm, the bayous wildlife becomes elusive shadows, and the stillness is broken only by the occasional haunting call of a distant bird or the soft ripple of water.

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Date Taken: 10.2023
Date Uploaded: 10.2023
Photo Location: Port Sulphur, Louisiana, United States of America
Copyright: © Rick Erbach