18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Altered Images
The cost of natural beauty

Found at an rv park rest hub. A yellow rose forever trapped indoors, behind a woven cage. Never to bask in the sunshine again. Forced to live a life imposed on by man. It’s true purpose to life, revoked.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Jamul, California, United States of America
Copyright: © Erich Steiner