Incandescence

Category: Travel Portraits

 

Photo and caption by Benjamin Phillips

A volcanologist takes a break from nighttime observing of Santiaguito volcano, Guatemala, from the 12,375 ft summit of Santa Maria. Towns and the Pacific Ocean lie in the distance. The unique perspective is one reason that an international scientific expedition set up still, high-speed video, and infrared cameras here to capture the regular (several per day) eruptions of this spectacular volcano.

Location: Santa Maria Volcano, Guatemala

 

More Travel Portraits Entries »

 
  1. Desert Man

    By Kathie Kopa

  2. Namaskar

    By Matthew Belmonte

  3. Lost in thoughts-reflections

    By mirza gaush beg

Take A Nat Geo Trip

Select a destination or trip type to find a trip:

See All Trips »

Join Nat Geo Travel's Communities




Subscribe to Nat Geo Traveler

  • 3050C_TRV_Banner_160x120.jpg

    Order Now

    Available in print and for iPad®! See destinations come alive with 360-degree photos, videos, and more!