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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Purple Mountain Majesties

This shot was taken while I was exploring the tidepools of Peterson Bay on a remote island off Homer, Alaska. The bold color of the algae against the mountains and forest really spoke to me, so I had to abandon my tide pooling for a moment to take some snapshots.

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Date Taken: 07.2018
Date Uploaded: 09.2018
Photo Location: Homer, Alaska, United States of America
Copyright: © Shayna Smith