Not many disasters, whether natural or manmade, are as viscerally powerful or visually arresting as wildfires. And unlike an earthquake, for example, which might last mere seconds, a wildfire is a slow-motion cataclysm that can rage for days or even weeks. For Getty Images photographer Justin Sullivan, covering wildfires — especially in his native California, where he has been photographing the Carr Fire — has become something of a minor obsession. Here, he talks with FOTO about what makes for a powerful fire picture; staying safe while covering firestorms; and when it's time to put down the camera and help people in need.Justin Sullivan/Getty Images EVER-CHANGING Justin Sullivan/Getty Images WHERE THE ACTION IS Justin Sullivan/Getty Images HELPING HAND
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