rising above the ashes

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© Heather Mellon
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Photo Info
UploadedSeptember 20, 2013
TakenOctober 7, 2012
ModelCanon EOS REBEL T3i
Exposure1/2000 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length289 mm

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Heavy layers of smoke from nearby fires last fall made for an exceptional sunrise glow. Smoke permeated the air and literally burned our eyes and lungs for days on end. For most of the last decade we have struggled with drought and the resulting never-ending forest fires..

12 responses

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (19 Sep 2013):

    The sunrise is really beautiful ...Love the warm colors. Excellent image and entry!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (19 Sep 2013):


  • Larry Owens

    Larry Owens gave props (20 Sep 2013):

    luv it

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (20 Sep 2013):

    This belongs in the cream of JPG's chaos crop!

  • Raymond Fausel

    Raymond Fausel gave props (20 Sep 2013):


  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (20 Sep 2013):


  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (20 Sep 2013):

    I agree, outstanding!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (20 Sep 2013):

    I really love the impression that the sun is resting on the layer of smoke. Outstanding shot for the theme!

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight gave props (20 Sep 2013):


  • Hilda Cox

    Hilda Cox gave props (20 Sep 2013):

    gorgeous !!! just love it

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (23 Sep 2013):

    Lovely entry

  • Saroj Swain

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