15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
pre-dawn on a stormy night

On the North Carolina coast, about 30 minutes before dawn on a very stormy night. The sky looked black, but getting a good exposure brought in enough more light to give the sky its dark blue cast.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: North Carolina, United States of America