19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The Smell of Wildfire in the Morning

Visiting Yosemite in October 2020 was a unique experience where we often felt like we had the park to ourselves. While there were no wildfires in the park, smoke from the large fires south of Yosemite wafted up into the valley to create some hauntingly beautiful shots.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Yosemite National Park, California, United States of America
Camera: Pixel 4
Copyright: © Brad Highland