18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Fiery sky in San Francisco, with a dose of irony

This photo was taken at 9am in September 9th in San Francisco. The ash from wildfires is so dense that the sky took on an eerie orange glow. The advertisement in the foreground suggests that “it will get brighter”, but I’m not so sure.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2020
Date Uploaded: 09.2020
Camera: iPhone SE (2nd generation)
Copyright: © Becky Peters