7th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Hidden Frog

King was experimenting with a new camera in a local Mendocino County garden when a frog paused for a moment on the leaves of a nearby plant. She snapped; it hopped. “I’ve gone halfway around the world looking for new experiences,” she says. “This photo will always remind me of the beauty in my own backyard.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2009
Date Uploaded: 11.2009
Photo Location: Fort Bragg, California, United States of America
Copyright: © Laurie McAndish King