12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The Barrel

An old barrel stands in the polar night in Bjørndalen on Svalbard. The night is lit by moonshine complimented by a splash of aurora borealis. The arctic and its long polar night shows its special beauty that can only be experienced in the dark with no man made lights present.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Norway
Camera: PENTAX K-5
Copyright: © David Wrangborg