Erickson photographer Eric Zook captured this shot on Aug. 12.

Shot by Erickson photographer captures Idaho wildfire and meteor

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Photographers across the province have had ample opportunity to capture nature in action this summer as wildfires rage.

Erickson photographer Eric Zook took it a step further, capturing the action on the ground and in the sky, when he captured this shot of Idaho’s Parker Ridge wildfire and a meteor — not to mention, of course, the Milky Way — on the evening of Aug. 12 during the Perseids meteor shower.

He took the 25-second exposure from the top of Mount Thompson, east of Creston, where he was able to shoot above the wildfire’s smoke.

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