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Illuminated by spotlights, the Washington Monument gleams against the nighttime sky
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5th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Illuminated by spotlights, the Washington Monument gleams against the nighttime sky

Photographing the Washington Monument late one night, Wills watched tourists get up close to stroke the stone. "It struck me that like America itself, the Washington Monument could not be fully appreciated from afar. Its grandeur grows as you approach."

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Date Taken: 04.2007
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PHOTO LOCATION Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America