19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The Promise of Beauty

In early autumn, the foxglove plants remain persistent, and this little one was determined to bloom despite the approaching cold weather. I wanted to memorialize this hopeful stage which promised warmth and beauty against all odds.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Goldens Bridge, New York, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 90D
Copyright: © Lisa Basile Ellwood