15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Heaven over Half Dome.
We sought solitude in the stars as the cycling sky pushed away the sun, crowds, and their cameras.
Wrapped in the echo of distant waterfalls, I climbed over the abyss, the valley illuminated by the flicker of campfires below.
Breathe... So high, yet far from the sky, the scale is humbling.
This photo was taken at Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park.
© Brendon Lutnick.
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||Sept. 5, 2017, 4:39 p.m.