20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Artistic
The Girl & The Galaxy

The human quest to explore the universe is reflected in this photo, combining earthly nature, humans, and the celestial in a single image as the Andromeda Galaxy sets over the Hajar mountains in the UAE.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
Camera: E-M1MarkIII
Copyright: © Florian Kriechbaumer