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More Scenes from Burning Man 2012

A look back at this year’s annual desert festival

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Scott London

Three dancers from the Long Beach-based fire troupe Burn Academy perform before the man is set aflame at Burning Man 2012.

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Scott London

The Shark Car

The Shark Car, a mutant vehicle built by a Seattle-based camp, made a welcome return to Burning Man after sitting out for several years.

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Scott London

Black Rock City

An aerial view of Black Rock City, the temporary encampment that was home to some 52,000 people during the week of Burning Man 2012.

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Scott London

Love Shack

"Heartfullness," a beautiful sculpture of a heart repeatedly broken and pieced back together by artist Katy Boynton, doubled as a love shack at night.

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Scott London

Abraxas

Smoke from a nearby wildfire created an unusual red sky in the early mornings at Burning Man 2012. Here the sun rises behind Abraxas, a massive art car in the shape of a golden dragon.