14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World

A rose bud on its way to becoming a full bloom, only to slowly lose its color turned to ash and fall. Humanity mimics nature. We are given vitality only to eventually lose it.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2016
Date Uploaded: 08.2016
Photo Location: Saint Clair Shores, Michigan, United States of America
Camera: iPhone 5s
Copyright: © Audra McKean