KAABOOOOOOOOM on the Hilltop

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© Paul Octavious
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This is a hill in one of my favorite parks. I go to this hill just about every week to photograph it. The hill is like a stage and anyone on it is cast. I couldn't wait for the 4th of July to come, to see what the hill would look like at night. So I and and two of my buds went down to the hill and came upon this scene. My heart melted and I just couldn't believe it. I'm not going to lie I kinda wanted to cry because of the beauty!

Below is a link to what I have of the series so far. Enjoy!

www.poctavious.com/hill

42 responses

  • Carly

    Carly gave props (7 Aug 2008):

    magnificent! i vote YEAH!

  • David Eastham

    David Eastham gave props (7 Aug 2008):

    Wow !!! Voted,

  • aubrey marvin

    aubrey marvin gave props (7 Aug 2008):

    this is amazing!!

  • Laurie Search

    Laurie Search gave props (7 Aug 2008):

    This is just fantastic!!! I don't blame you, I would've cried for sure! :)

  • Robin Jerstad

    Robin Jerstad said (7 Aug 2008):

    Fantastic image Paul! Sometimes a photog can really gorgeous image just by stepping away from the subject a bit and youu certainly proved that with this pic. Great job!

  • Samuel Lara

    Samuel Lara gave props (7 Aug 2008):

    Beautiful amigo!

  • Christopher Smith

    Christopher Smith gave props (8 Aug 2008):

    Brilliant!

  • BohemianSage

    BohemianSage gave props (8 Aug 2008):

    What a beautiful shot!

  • chris wigmore

    chris wigmore gave props (11 Aug 2008):

    a very original fireworks shot - fantastic

  • Adam Rose

    Adam Rose said (12 Aug 2008):

    This is oh so sweet my man...

  • Amber Lupin

    Amber Lupin said (13 Aug 2008):

    Absolutely stunning!

  • Samuel Lober

    Samuel Lober gave props (13 Aug 2008):

    wow. great shot.

  • petey whitelaw

    petey whitelaw gave props (14 Aug 2008):

    oh yeah! you got my vote mate.

  • David H

    David H gave props (18 Aug 2008):

    one of the better fireworks shots I've seen.

  • Nick Nieto

    Nick Nieto (Deleted) gave props (22 Aug 2008):

    This is way awesome! That silhouette is amazing!

  • Martha J.

    Martha J. gave props (23 Aug 2008):

    Mesmerizing

  • Joshua Velong

    Joshua Velong gave props (26 Aug 2008):

    Without a doubt...it has my vote!

  • Jacob Sikais

    Jacob Sikais (Deleted) gave props (27 Aug 2008):

    this just looks too surreal... loving the intensity

  • David Schamberger

    David Schamberger gave props (27 Aug 2008):

    talk about being at the right place at the right time, especially on the 4th. great job!

  • Marla Halerz

    Marla Halerz said (28 Aug 2008):

    This is the best fireworks shot I've ever seen.

  • Matthew C.X. Langford

    Matthew C.X. Langford said (29 Aug 2008):

    this is unreal.. truly one of the best most inspring photos ive seen in a long time..

  • Sharon Holeman

    Sharon Holeman gave props (29 Aug 2008):

    Awesome picture!

  • Erick Wood

    Erick Wood said (30 Aug 2008):

    gorgeous

  • Jeff Meyer

    Jeff Meyer said (4 Sep 2008):

    hope they put this one in the mag Paul

  • Sherstin Schwartz

    Sherstin Schwartz gave props (4 Sep 2008):

    Wow, this is fabulous! I just love the silhouettes.. this would make a great print.

  • Robin Lerios

    Robin Lerios said (5 Sep 2008):

    I missed the forth this year.... thanks for providing the "works" that I so cherish.
    Excellent image! Just gorgeous! I can hear and smell the fireworks.

  • Lydia Polimeni

    Lydia Polimeni (Deleted) said (7 Sep 2008):

    This photo is so pretty, I really hope it gets in, it's my favorite so far in this theme. Good job!

  • Ben Collins

    Ben Collins gave props (11 Sep 2008):

    Voted, favorited, propped! Great shot!

  • Dennis Claxon

    Dennis Claxon gave props (14 Sep 2008):

    so nice

  • Vicki Koch

    Vicki Koch said (19 Sep 2008):

    This one has to go HOT - it is my favorite Firewrok photo yet!!!
    AWesome!!!!!

  • Saif Ali

    Saif Ali said (22 Sep 2008):

    awesome image! love the details in the silhouetttes and the pastel feel to the sky. my vote.

  • Katie Dureault

    Katie Dureault (Deleted) said (26 Sep 2008):

    oh **** yes! this photo is awesome

  • ellie huntress

    ellie huntress said (27 Sep 2008):

    wicked cool! :D
    ahah and i love the title

  • Romain Chassagne

    Romain Chassagne said (28 Sep 2008):

    that's a great photo ! wonderful shot ! voted and favorite.

  • Sam Laub

    Sam Laub gave props (28 Sep 2008):

    Wow, it must have been a windy day. Great effect!

  • Mike Liner

    Mike Liner gave props (29 Sep 2008):

    this rocks. got my vote.

  • Sarah Storer

    Sarah Storer gave props (30 Sep 2008):

    Great image and your words make it even more powerful. Voted for sure :) x x

  • juan herrero

    juan herrero (Deleted) said (8 Oct 2008):

    niiice my friend

  • Ray Kenn

    Ray Kenn gave props (12 Oct 2008):

    Excellentshot! Very unique, love the contrast of light.

  • Thomas Brauer

    Thomas Brauer gave props (3 Jan 2009):

    Insanely marvelous.

  • Elisha Christian

    Elisha Christian (Deleted) gave props (24 Oct 2009):

    awesome capture!

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