Located on the west bank of the Potomac River in Dumfries, Virginia. My husband and I took the kids to my sister’s house for a sleepover and went on a date with 13 other friends. Took a small charter boat to this little paradise near home. It was a blast!! They call this event the “Not on the 4th Fireworks”. It was the weekend before the 4th of July. Good food, good fun and a beautiful presentation of fireworks. I like how the palm tree reflects on the hood of the car. :)

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Lens – Nikkor 18-70
shutter speed 3 secs.
ISO 100

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  • greeneyedlady
    greeneyedladyover 4 years ago

    very nice Jane, i love how the fireworks lit the water, it’s just perfect :)

  • Thank you!!

    – Jane Brack

  • CanyonWind
    CanyonWindover 4 years ago

  • Thank you so much for the feature!!

    – Jane Brack

  • Sharon Kavanagh
    Sharon Kavanaghover 4 years ago

    Gorgeous capture!!

  • Thanks Sharon. I appreciate it!

    – Jane Brack

  • Jaclyn Hughes
    Jaclyn Hughesover 4 years ago

    beautiful capture Jane

  • Thank you Jaclyn!

    – Jane Brack

  • tcat757
    tcat757over 4 years ago

    Beautiful capture of the scene. Great shot!!

  • Thanks so much!

    – Jane Brack

  • jon  daly
    jon dalyover 4 years ago

    great atmos – and the fireworks are so sharp. x

  • Thanks Jon!! So glad you like it!

    – Jane Brack

  • trish725
    trish725over 4 years ago

    Great capture! The fireworks are beautiful but what makes this great for me is how the people are ‘lit up’ (I’m sure there’s a word for that but it escapes me at the moment) by the other light :-)

  • Thanks for your thoughtful comments Trish! The word that comes to my mind is illuminated, perhaps? I’m really glad that I stood back and captured the entire scene. It made it a bit more interesting for a fireworks shot. :) Glad you like it!

    – Jane Brack

  • pat gamwell
    pat gamwellover 4 years ago



  • Oh my Pat! What a very cool idea!! I’m so honored to be included! Thanks so much!!

    – Jane Brack

  • Ralph de Zilva
    Ralph de Zilvaover 4 years ago

    Very colourful and a great display of fireworks. Well done Jane.

  • Thanks so much Ralph!

    – Jane Brack

  • ilpo laurila
    ilpo laurilaover 4 years ago

    Great capture Jane.

  • Thank you! Glad you like it!

    – Jane Brack

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