17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The Purity of a Lotus

In Rhode Island there is a beautiful lotus pond. The lotus flower blooms only 2 weeks a year. During those 2 weeks they are only open about 5 hours a day. It is a treat to capture a nice picture of one of these flowers due to the face they are not in bloom many hours a year.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2019
Date Uploaded: 08.2019
Photo Location: Wickford Rhode island, Rhode Island, United States of America
Camera: X-H1
Copyright: © joanne sadlowski