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Fourth of July firework as viewed from Mt. Washington. Pittsburgh, PA. July 2009.

Exposure: 8 sec, f/8, bias -1 stop, aperture priority, 27mm, ISO-100, RAW.
Post-processing: Sharpening/curve/contrast/saturation


firework, pittsburgh, fourth of july


  • linaji
    linajialmost 5 years ago

    yes.. so worth the wait. x

  • thanks lina, always :-)

    – Farras Abdelnour

  • gail anderson
    gail andersonalmost 5 years ago

    another stunning capture! i’m just amazed that none of these have that low hanging smoke that usually accompanies a show like this. that really adds to the perfection of these shots!

  • many thanks gail. they really did a wonderful job putting together the firework.

    – Farras Abdelnour

  • Tom Newman
    Tom Newmanalmost 5 years ago

    Another great shot Farras, superb combination of exposure/ISOand DoF :-)

  • thank you tom for your encouragements and comments. always welcome and appreciated :-)

    – Farras Abdelnour

  • RonnieGinnever
    RonnieGinneveralmost 5 years ago

    Wow, another fantastic image!

  • thank you so much, ronnie :)

    – Farras Abdelnour

  • Antanas
    Antanasalmost 5 years ago

    great capture…. lovely shot

  • many thanks antanas for your kind words.

    – Farras Abdelnour

  • Elfriede Fulda
    Elfriede Fuldaalmost 5 years ago

    Farras, your Fireworks are the best,,honestly,,,so beautiful…..:-)

  • thank you, thank you elfie. that’s quite a compliment! thanks :-)

    – Farras Abdelnour

  • Karen K Smith
    Karen K Smithalmost 5 years ago

    WOW another outstanding fireworks rule King!

  • thank karen! you make me blush! :-) thanks!!

    – Farras Abdelnour

  • kilmann
    kilmannalmost 5 years ago

    Vu en grand, un régal de couleurs. Great shot farras.

  • merci, merci beaucoup, kilian. j’apprécie beaucoup votre encouragement.

    – Farras Abdelnour

  • Charlene Aycock IPA
    Charlene Aycoc...almost 5 years ago

    Awesome!!! Better than mine…. Awesome view you had.

  • thank you so much, charlene. most appreciated!

    – Farras Abdelnour

  • Mary Ann Reilly
    Mary Ann Reillyalmost 5 years ago

    fabulous capture. I love Pittsburg.

  • thank you very much mary ann. pittsburgh can be quite a charming place. have you been there?

    – Farras Abdelnour

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