Autumn scene at Jiuzhaigou National Park

Mirror Lake (Jìnghǎi 镜海) reflects the surrounding mountains and yellow fall foliage in Jiuzhaigou National Park in Sichuan Province. The park is well known for its waterfalls and colorful lakes.

Michael Yamashita

Michael Yamashita is an award-winning photographer who has been shooting for National Geographic magazine for more than 30 years. He specialized in Asia after spending seven years in the region following his graduation from Wesleyan University.