16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
The Painful Aftermath

A little over a month after fires ripped through Santa Rosa, California in 2017, the long and painful process of rebuilding began. Many people didn't survive the horrendous fires in northern California, and thousands lost their homes. Aerial image (photographed from a plane).

This photo won the American Experience category of our 16th Annual Photo Contest. See all 60 winners and finalists here.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2017
Date Uploaded: 04.2018
Photo Location: Santa Rosa, California, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D810
Copyright: © Jassen Todorov
Photo of the Day: 04.13.18
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