13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Morning Glow

Standing knee deep in curling ferns, we crane our necks up to catch the light filtering through the dozens of mossy arms of the trees before us. Our thoughts do not wander as we stand, hypnotized, eyes and minds affixed to the leaves made luminous by the rising sun.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Point Reyes, California, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D800
Copyright: © Michael Gethers