Entries by scottlondon

Burning Man 2017

Like any creative project, my Burning Man photography has evolved over the years. But the basic impulse remains unchanged—to try in some small way to capture the creativity, the beauty, the wacky humor, the startling originality, and the sheer outrageous good fun of the event. Here are 100 of my favorite images from Burning Man 2017…

Oregon Eclipse

Much has already been written about the Oregon Eclipse gathering at Big Summit Prairie. The event brought together more than 30,000 people for a week of music, art, and ideas—and of course to witness the total solar eclipse of 2017. It was described by some as a kind of Woodstock for the 21st century. It certainly conjured up […]

Lightning in a Bottle

It was my first time at Lightning in a Bottle, the annual festival held on the shores of Lake San Antonio in central California. My first thought on arriving at the event had nothing to do with the gorgeous backdrop, the beautiful people, or the sweet vibe. It was more like, “Where have I been all these years?”


I’m back from two beautiful and amazing weeks in South Africa. It was my first time attending AfrikaBurn, an event now in its tenth year that draws thousands of artists, fire performers, costume designers, DJs, musicians, stilt walkers, body-painters, and countless other creative types, most of them from South Africa, but increasingly from other parts […]

Live Q&A at the Press Room

We had a good turnout for the opening of my photography exhibit “Fire and Dust” at the Press Club in Monterey last week. The event included a live interview with Bradley Zeve of the Monterey County Weekly and some great questions from the audience. Thanks to Bradley for hosting and moderating the discussion (and for […]