17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Sunrise through cloudy skies

While touring for my photo series “Hidden views of Lake Ontario,” some of the largest wildfires we’d seen in the states were burning out west last year. As the sun started to rise through the smoky particulate in the air, I knew this shot was going to be something special.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2018
Date Uploaded: 05.2019
Photo Location: Rochester, New York, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 6D
Copyright: © Robert Eichas