15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Shaft of Light at Tiger Leaping Gorge

After a stunning day's hiking through the Tiger Leaping Gorge, we rested with a beer on the guesthouse roof terrace, and the sun began to set behind the clouds and mountains, leaving a thin shaft of light to illuminate the landscape opposite.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2016
Date Uploaded: 08.2017
Photo Location: Tiger Leaping Gorge, Yunnan Province, China
Camera: E-PM1
Copyright: © Michael Sheridan