2019 Photo Contest, Environment, Singles, 2nd Prize

Evacuated

Photographer

Wally Skalij

Los Angeles Times

10 November, 2018

Evacuated horses stand tied to a pole, as smoke from a wildfire billows above them, on Zuma Beach, in Malibu, California, USA, on 10 November.

The 2018 wildfire season in California was the deadliest and most destructive on record, burning an area of more than 676,000 hectares. While scientists pointed to the effects of climate change as a cause, US President Donald Trump blamed forest management.

About the photographer

Wally Skalij

Wally Skalij has been a staff photographer for the Los Angeles Times for over 21 years, and was a staff photographer at the Daily Breeze for five years.  Skalij has won n...

Technical information

Shutter Speed
1/250
Focal length
44 mm
F-Stop
f/2.8
ISO
4000
Camera
NIKON D5

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