14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Photographer under the stars

This photo was taken on the summit of Mt. Gulugod-Baboy in Mabini, Batangas, in the Philippines. In it, a photographer is silhouetted against the stars by the light pollution of the surrounding towns around Batangas Bay, over 500m below.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2015
Date Uploaded: 09.2016
Photo Location: Mabini, Philippines
Camera: ILCE-7S
Copyright: © Aaron Rufino Palabyab