17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Ocean Dream

The United States offers a variety of shorelines. Many Americans can appreciate living near water and many plan their vacations to be near the beach. This photo was taken on a calm afternoon at the Pacific Ocean. Graceful brown pelicans were skimming the tops of the waves.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Carlsbad, California, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T6
Copyright: © Linda Ohlsen