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The sun’s fire in the trees

Fire in the trees - 2014 © Christopher Martin

(Please click on the image if you would like to view a higher resolution version)

A hazy sky created deep, rich hues in the rising sun and the morning sky.  A beautiful scene to watch unfold as the day grew but it was a small silver lining to forest fires burning across the province right now responsible for the haze.  While we haven’t had forest fires around Bragg Creek and Kananaskis so far this summer, there are ten fires in Alberta currently.  Most are being held or are under control presently with only one reported as being out of control.  It is a testament to people involved in fighting these fires and a reminder of our place in this natural cycle that allows for rebirth.

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5 responses

  1. Fraz

    see the colors… i hope i must see the same soon

    July 24, 2014 at 10:29 pm

  2. exquisite!

    July 15, 2014 at 4:15 pm

  3. Breathtaking photo!

    July 15, 2014 at 1:30 pm

  4. Exceptional hues.

    July 15, 2014 at 1:10 pm

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