18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Red Sun in Smokey Sky

The wildfires on the western side of the country, as well as ones closer to home, near Santa Fe and in Colorado, filled the sky with smoke and dimmed the light from the sun, turning it into what looked like a glowing red marble, sinking slowly below the horizon.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2020
Date Uploaded: 09.2020
Camera: ILCE-6000
Copyright: © Emma Eckert