In honor of the U.S. Independence Day holiday, a composite of fireworks images created a few years ago. The three images were shot from a 4th-floor fire escape landing (barely enough room for a tripod) at the historic St. Regis in Long Beach, California, USA. The fireworks were set off from a barge floating off Alamitos Beach, and the small lights on the water belong to pleasure boats that always gather to get a close-up view. (Olympus E-300 & 14-45mm zoom on tripod, various exposures)
Top 10 (3rd Place) in “Fireworks!” challenge in 1Challenge1Theme group (August 2014)
Top 5 in “Fire and Fireworks” challenge in I Shoot Raw group (November 2012)
Top 10 in “Fireworks” challenge in Challenge Accepted group (July 2012)
Featured in 1Challenge1Theme (3 August 2014)
Featured in Weekly Theme Challenges (23 June 2014)
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