19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Safety in Numbers

A school of small fish explore the kelp forests off the coast of Catalina, CA. This photo was taken using only natural lighting. The water was a little warmer than we typically see in September so lots of small creatures were out enjoying a little bit of the sunshine.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2021
Date Uploaded: 09.2021
Photo Location: California, United States of America
Camera: ILCE-6300
Copyright: © Bonnie Kelsay