20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World

Despite autumn having arrived in the Austrian Alps there were valleys where the golden colors of fall were still hard to find. As we wound along back roads we eventually discovered this lone tree - isolated in a sea of green. It captivated my like a beacon lit on a far off seashore drawing wayfarers home.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Lienz, Australia
Camera: ILCE-7RM3
Copyright: © Alex Berger
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