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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Poppies and Clouds

Taken at the Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve, near Lancaster , CA. Every few years, after a rainy season, the poppies can have a beautiful bloom. After several years of drought, the conditions in 2017 were just right for a gorgeous display of color, as far as the eye can see.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2017
Date Uploaded: 10.2017
Photo Location: Lancaster, California, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T2i
Copyright: © Abdalla Mallouk