EARTH, WATER, FIRE AND SKY

OUR IMPACT - Runner-up

Although natural in appearance, this scene would not exist without extensive human presence. Advancetown Lake can be seen, created by Hinze Dam. The apparent bushfire is a large burn-off operation in full swing. Finally, light pollution from the Gold Coast colours the night sky.

Lower Beechmont, Queensland

Nikon D600, Nikon 24-85mm f3.5-4.5, 16 min 13 sec, f/8, ISO 100, tripod

by Dave Kan, Queensland