13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Golden Door

It only occur few days a year during the winter solstice and all weather conditions have to perfect for the alignment to happen. An ancient volcanic rock, ocean, sun, low tides, no clouds, and perfect weather all came together for this magical sunset.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: California, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D7100
Copyright: © Bachir Badaoui