TOKYO-2018 Nature / Seasons

The Fall, The Water, and The Fire

  • Prize
    Bronze in Nature/Seasons
  • Company
  • Photographer
    Ali Elhajj
  • Technical Info
    Sony A7ii W/ Zeiss 16-35 @ F/4, 16mm, 6", Iso 64
  • Photo Date

Seemingly an image of a mere waterfall in autumn, a closer examination reveals a flame hidden behind the water. This is the paradox of New York’s Eternal Flame Falls. The waterfall hides within it a natural fissure releasing a steady stream of methane nurturing the flame.