17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Poppy super bloom in California

Heavier than normal rainfall in Southern California resulted in a "super bloom" of poppy fields in Southern California. I was fortunate to be among the first group of people to enjoy this phenomenon before hordes of people jammed the freeways to get there.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Lake Elsinore, California, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Copyright: © Jeff NIGRO