Sand Fire, Venice, CA Panorama

The Sand Fire┬áthat burned its way through Santa Clarita has been contained for a few weeks now, but some of the photos from the event still sit on my hard drive waiting to be posted. The fire’s impact on the entire Los Angeles area was significant and created some dramatic scenes.

Sand Fire, Venice, CA

The sun mixed with the smoke to turn even mundane scenes into photo opportunities. This photo above is actually my favorite of the bunch, and it’s just a power pole.

Sand Fire, Venice, CA

I must have snapped several hundred photos in the span of an hour, pointing my camera in every direction. Several of them were just focused on palm trees in the smoke. Not all of the photos are going to show up in this post, but I wanted to get a few of them out into the wild of the web. There will be a few more to come.

If there are multiple photos in this post, the following EXIF data is for the first photo only:

  • Aperture: ƒ/4.5
  • Camera: ILCE-6000
  • Taken: 23 July, 2016
  • Flash fired: no
  • Focal length: 28mm
  • ISO: 100
  • Shutter speed: 1/80s


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