18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Pre-Altered States a Reflection

in this day of self-applied altered illusions of reality, nature called to remind us who invented the "altered states". While it appears a ripple effect was created or could be created using editing software, sometimes what we see is an illusion of a different kind brought about naturally in reflecting ponds and breeze.

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Date Taken: 05.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Saint Louis, mo, United States of America
Copyright: © Gene Speed