There are a great number of natural disasters that shake the world with each passing year. For many serious-minded individuals this should be viewed as a time for reflection and healing, but for those who can truly comprehend beauty they can find creativity even in these disastrous situations.
Stuart Palley is one of the latter and has had his sights focused on California in what he calls Terra Flamma. This collection of photographs based on California wildfires is as awe inspiring as it is dreadful. Will California finally end its years of drought and scarce water resources? That’s yet to be seen, but you may find some hope in the view of this starry-eyed artist.