16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Unexpected Revelation

For two days we waited for the rains to subside and the clouds to lift so that volcano Arenal would show herself. That never happened! But filtered sunlight mixed with the brilliant array of flora pulled us into pure paradise that enveloped the N.E. base of the volcano!

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: NW of La Fortuna, Costa Rica
Camera: NIKON D70
Copyright: © Steven Briscoe