18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Fresh green in the morning fog

Yamagata May,For one month from the end of winter to early summer, Lake Shirakawa is filled with snow melting water and a submerged forest appears. The color of the water in the lake filled with snow melting water changes color like light blue and light green, the mist that can submerge occasionally with submerged trees will show a fantastic scenery.The fresh green season came to Shirakawa Lake.When the sun begins to shine, the fog flows like a living creature.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Iide town, Japan
Camera: NIKON D4S