16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The divide between nature and civilization

On a quiet beach in a state park, I saw an old rusted chain linked fence and concrete and a rotten tree. The tree's survival was metaphorically dependent on the conservation of its surrounding.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Hampton, Virginia, United States of America
Camera: iPhone 7
Copyright: © Ella Balasa