21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Artistic
Near Approximations

In the last 50 years humans have wiped out 70% of the animals on the planet, replacing them with photographs. Here, the Mexican wolf, an endangered species, has been returned to its environment in digitized form via a light painting device. The images are created in real time with no post processing.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2022
Date Uploaded: 10.2023
Photo Location: Farmington, New Mexico, United States of America
Copyright: © Michael Snyder