Photo of the Day

Woman standing at the summit of a crater
August 26, 2010

Mount Rainier, Washington

This Month in Photo of the Day: Photos From the 2009 International Photo Contest

"This image is of my wife on the summit ridge of Mount Rainier's crater. I love the interplay between the mountain, sky, and human in this image."—Hudson Henry

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Photograph by Hudson Henry

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