15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
"Guarding the almond trees in full bloom"

Blossoms in black and white. Taking almond tree photos for a San Joaquin Valley farmer on a summer day, with wisps of clouds. Even though it is B&W, there is still a sheen on the blossoms. A large oak tree stands guard over the orchard.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Near Riverdale, CA, California, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T3i
Copyright: © Mike Groft