12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Natural Death

I wanted to capture how life is fragile. A rose can start blooming and die within weeks due to the weather change. No one thinks deeply about this because it's natural and we know it will bloom once again. There's a sense of hope with this form of life.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2014
Date Uploaded: 10.2014
Photo Location: Aurora, Colorado, United States of America
Camera: iPhone 5s
Copyright: © Stephanie Mayoral