13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Golden Arch

It occurs only few days a year during winter solstice and all weather conditions have to perfect for this encounter to occur (no clouds and high tides) for the sunbeam to be reflected on the waves. This photo was taken at Pfeiffer Beach Big Sur, California.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2014
Date Uploaded: 10.2015
Photo Location: California, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D7100
Copyright: © Bachir Badaoui