17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World

I was shooting the milky way in the small hours of the morning and stayed out long enough to watch the moonset and then the sun as it began peaking over the horizon. The rich blue hues were visible for only a few minutes before the stars faded entirely.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Oregon, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Copyright: © Sarah Minter