18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Tree Above Cave Entrance

This photo is taken looking up from the entrance to the Gruta das Torres cave in the Azores. While everyone was looking down as we headed toward the stairs into the darkness, I looked up and found this dramatic silhouette of a tree.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2018
Date Uploaded: 09.2020
Photo Location: Madalena, Portugal
Copyright: © Dan Stone