16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Last light falling on autumn trees on Blue Ridge Parkway

About an hour before sunset, dramatic cross shading can be observed at milepost 418 at Graveyard Fields. If there are some clouds, rays of light will illuminate the hillside below Black Balsam.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2016
Date Uploaded: 08.2018
Photo Location: Brevard NC, North Carolina, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Copyright: © craig owen