The worst conditions can provide compelling images. The Detwiler Fire caused so much damage to the communities just outside of Yosemite National Park. Considering the frequency of human-caused fire damage in and around Yosemite the last few years, it is amazing we have as much of the national park in relatively pristine condition as we do.
EXIF data: Nikon D7000, center-weighted metering mode, ISO100, 180mm, f/8, 1/500 sec
Yosemite (CA), Layers of Trees, Smoke, Monochrome. Near Big Oak Flat entrance, Yosemite Lakes, CA. July 20, 2017. © Copyright Steven Tze – all rights reserved.