18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Sunrise in the bayou.

Because bald cypress are so tolerant of flooded terrain, huge stretches of these swamps are a maze of narrow corridors between tree trunks.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Louisiana, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS-1D Mark IV
Copyright: © Gordon Illg