Flames in the Sand

I found this scene wandering around the beach in California without intentions of creating an image. Daylight was fading and the temperature was dropping, seemingly time to go home. Instead I noticed this flame like pattern in the sand below a storm sewer with beautiful light reflecting off the rusty metal structure. I was able to create beauty from something dirty, gross, ugly, and seemingly not interesting by keeping my eyes and mind open to seeing what’s around me.

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