16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
State of mind...

This minimalism is hypnotizing. One of my secret places I will visit over and over again... I visited this place, Shirahige jinja shrine, at Biwako lake during my cancer treatment in Japan. It perfectly reflected my state of mind when nature has a miraculous power to heal.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2018
Date Uploaded: 08.2018
Photo Location: Shiga, Japan
Camera: NIKON D810
Copyright: © Emil Lyu