13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World

There are so few living things in the Sossusvlei desert (at first glance), so in this image I was studying the relationship between the local plants and the dunes, which look as though they are protecting them.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Sossusvlei Desert, Namibia
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Drew Doggett