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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Last Grasp of Autumn

The wind had stripped most of the trees of their autumn colour, but this one was hanging on. It branched out over a deep abandoned quarry, and the contrast between the wet autumn leaves and the darkness of the quarry below drew me in.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Coniston, United Kingdom
Camera: NIKON D810
Copyright: © Alexander Wrigley