Natural World
arrow left arrow right
photo contest slideshow
Smith Lake Freezes Over
Lazy Day
New Dam, Old Power Plant and Rail Road Bridge Over American Falls
childhood: carefree and sweet
Idda Ka, a herder, says it has become difficult to feed his herds due to lack of rain. His sons are the first generation to seek work in neighboring towns, as herding is no longer sustainable.
A praying mantis atop a zinnia
Morton's Salt at sunset
Watching Over
Autumn Equine
Surf Generations
Portrait of Pablucha, the shepherd
Alienesque
Men inspect a well that has become too salinated for farming use.
Sprouting
Havana street scene
The flower and the insect in my garden.
Praying mantis amidst zinnias
Heavens Rising
A fisherman at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge.
Time stands still.
Women gather the day's catch. In the Guet Ndar fishing community, families are coping with rising seas and overpopulation.
Happy the Beach Puppy
Afternoon Snack
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Alienesque

Sunset over the Tufas of Mono lake, California. Tufas are essentially common limestone or Calcium Carbonate formations. When the underwater springs rich in Calcium mixes with the lake water rich in carbonates, the chemical reaction produces Calcium Carbonate which settles around the springs and over the course of decades these tall columns are formed.

TAGS: California

photographer avatar
Milpitas, California, United States of America
Member since 2014
Photo Information
Copyright:
© Mausam Hazarika.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2015
Total Views: 27
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Nov. 28, 2016, 7:35 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 16mm
Shutter Speed: 1/50
Aperture: f16
ISO: ISO100
Report This
SMITHSONIAN.COM COLLECTIONS
PHOTO LOCATION Mono lake, California, United States of America