The following photo was taken by a novice photographer.
A photo of some golfers in Washington playing on a course as a wildfire ravages the forest behind them has gone viral on social media.
The photo, taken by Kristi McCluer, features three golfers putting on the ninth green of Beacon Rock Golf Course in Washington.
Behind them, a wildfire blazes in Oregon’s Columbia gorge.
The photo has been retweeted 98K times.
In the pantheon of visual metaphors for America today, this is the money shot. pic.twitter.com/09COuDutBC
— David Simon (@AoDespair) September 7, 2017
Yes, it’s a real shot.
“It’s a real photo,” she said, adding that she lightened it slightly, per The Oregonian.