Happy Fourth!

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© Ron LaFond
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Photo Info
UploadedJuly 6, 2011
TakenJuly 5, 2010
ModelCanon EOS 40D
Exposure1/30 sec at f/2.8
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length200 mm
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Redondo Beach, California
Looking north from the bluffs on the west side of the Palos Verdes Pennisula. 7/4/2010. I didn't take any this year (2011).

Give "Lightbox" a try.

Canon 40D
EF 70-200mm L IS USM
1/30 sec.
Usind a tripod and leaving th eball head loose to be able to easily follow the fireworks.

12 responses

  • Dunja Kolar

    Dunja Kolar gave props (6 Jul 2011):

    beautiful photo!!like it

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (6 Jul 2011):

    Great capture and a perfect spot for photos. How on earth did you manage to nail the shot as well as incorporate the rule of thirds to a T??

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (6 Jul 2011):

    This is a terrific capture Ron!!! I missed the fireworks this year because we were moving but I am looking forward to next year.

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (6 Jul 2011):

    love this big blast and the panoramic view!

  • Yasmina Baggili

    Yasmina Baggili (Deleted) gave props (6 Jul 2011):

    Looks surreal and magical!! Love this.

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight gave props (6 Jul 2011):

    Ron, it looks like our guys are bombarding Fort Sumter again! Great shot!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (7 Jul 2011):

    Ron, this is fantastic, very original, love the tones, it is all very explosive, hope you had a happy 4th of July !

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (7 Jul 2011):

    Magnificent capture, Ron. Love how you capture the fireworks in the centre of the photo with the smoke, great tones! Super night shot.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (8 Jul 2011):

    Beautiful job...I like the warmness of the tones.and the smoke rising in the sky...Pays to use a tripod for a shot like this such as you did.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (9 Jul 2011):

    Detonating JPG's Theme Park!

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia   gave props (18 Jul 2011):

    great compo... love that you captured a part of the city in the shot......

  • Iztok Urh

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