News: Local Wildfire Smoke Photos

I’ve written that my beloved home state of California is on fire. What I haven’t done is show you what that means here in San Francisco, where I learned of the fire firsthand by looking down a street and seeing a wall of smoke reaching to the sky.

I’m me, so I went to the top of the nearest hill and photographed the arriving smoke-scape before it had a chance to spread over us.

2020.08.18 Wildfire smoke from Orizaba Hilltop

8 new photos added to shared album

These photos were taken back on the 18th, when the arrival of smoke was clear and distinct: now it infuses everything, and we can tell by the odd, reddish-yellow sunrises and smell seeping into our clothes that it is here.

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