16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
California on Fire

As the Woolsey fire moves through Malibu, life in Santa Monica goes on. A surreal experience as the clashing sights, sounds, and smells of a carnival are drowned out by the sounds of helicopters, ash falling from the sky, and bright flames moving across the hillside.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Santa Monica, California, United States of America
Camera: ILCE-7RM3
Copyright: © James Brantley