Make no mistake, the west coast fires are an epic tragedy. I am horrified by the destruction they cause. People lose everything. Some lose their lives. We have had several days in the past few weeks of extremely poor air quality. I wouldn’t be surprised to learn that at times the air could even be filled with carcinogens.
When the wind carries the smoke out over the Pacific Ocean, the particulate matter in the air casts an deep orange glow as the sun sets, making sunset shockingly colorful. The look is almost apocalyptic.
Here are 2 such recent sunset photos shot on an iPhone 12 Pro Max.