19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
White world

Yamagata May,For one month from the end of winter to early summer, Lake Shirakawa is filled with snow melting water and a submerged forest appears. The color of the water in the lake filled with snow melting water changes color like light blue and light green, the mist that can submerge occasionally with submerged trees will show a fantastic scenery. Yamagata Japan In March, "Lake Shirakawa" covered with deep snow was changing little by little.It was a beautiful morning wrapped in mist and light.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Iide town, Japan
Camera: NIKON D4S