In the Photo of the Week feature, we highlight an exceptionally amazing photograph submitted by an Atlas Obscura user.


The ruins in Missouri’s Ha Ha Tonka State Park seem to be those of some medieval castle, but are actually the remnants of a family’s lost wealth, which is no laughing matter. The eye-popping colors of this panoramic pic were captured by Atlas user ozkmtnbear who had this to say about the photograph:

“Park visitors disappear from view during the creation of a time exposure set of 6 vertical images of Ha Ha Tonka castle, which were then stitched together to create this panorama.”

HA HA TONKA CASTLE RUINS, Camdenton, Missouri

Thanks to all of our adventurous users who keep submitting such amazing shots! Want to have your photograph featured? Keep adding your captures to our ever-growing compendium of wondrous places (just click the “Edit This Place” link at the bottom of each place). And watch here each Friday for another Photo of the Week