13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Embers in the sky while watching the temple burn

The Temple Burn is the most somber moment of Burning Man. People inscribe on its walls messages to loves lost, people who have passed, and all that brings them trouble. On the last day, the temple burns, and everyone watches in silence.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2014
Date Uploaded: 07.2015
Photo Location: Black Rock City, Nevada, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Copyright: © Saleena Subaiya