Stuart Palley

Stuart is based in Orange County specializing in documenting climate change and environmental landscapes, often at night.

His recent work on wildfires, TERRA FLAMMA: WILDFIRES AT NIGHT, focuses on documenting the most acute effects of drought in California wildfire through long exposure images at night.

Stuart’s UNDER THE STARS work is an ongoing project photographed as a counterbalance to his wildfire work, a way to spend time outdoors without wildfires.

Born and raised in Southern California, Stuart has photographed for National GeographicThe New York Times, the Wall Street JournalThe Los Angeles TimesThe Washington Post, and many other publications. His work has appeared Time MagazineWIRED, and New York Magazine.

He holds a Master’s in Photojournalism from the University of Missouri.

Archive Exhibitions Featuring Stuart Palley

Under The Stars

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

UNDER THE STARS encompasses explorations of the American West under the night sky, from moon-filled canyons to remote mountaintops devoid of light pollution.

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