12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
The Autumn Soldier

An unidentified male with a leafblower soldiers through heaps of fallen leaves. A scene repeated across the USA every autumn. I imagined a futuristic war movie scene, with an augmented soldier and the white streaks (cobwebs?) looking like jet trails.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Millersville, Maryland, United States of America
Camera: DMC-ZS19
Copyright: © Mitul Sarkar