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What does this look like? I thought it looked like a nebula, or a magellanic cloud. When   I took some haphazard photos of the fire...


What does this look like?

I thought it looked like a nebula, or a magellanic cloud. When I took some haphazard photos of the fireworks on Saturday, I didn't expect any of them to turn out properly so I was super excited when I opened this one on my computer! Funnily enough the combination of the visible smoke and fast shutter speed which made my photos turn out like this is exactly the opposite of what you are generally supposed to do when taking photos of fireworks? Which is incredibly lucky as I had NO IDEA what I was doing on the night.

But yes, this photo makes me happy, partly because I'm in love with space images (I may or may not have 8 or so posters plastered on my walls...) and partly because I love fireworks. That snap crackle sound pretty much makes my heart skip a beat without fail. So beautiful...

Anyway, here are the rest of them:


Sorry, still doesn't do them justice at all but thinking about fireworks just gives me goosebumps. Fireworks remind me of so many beautiful memories with so many beautiful people, it reminds me of lying on the grass in summer, my family laughing and that blissful moment on New Years when the whole crowd looks up, completely silent as the sky explodes. That has to be my favourite day of the year, it never loses its magic for me. I can't wait.

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10 COMMENTS

  1. I enjoyed these photos; I think most of mine that I take are sort of either a pass/fail. Some aren't too bad, and then there are the ones that just end up being a giant glow (an exploding red giant, have you). However, despite your opinion that you don't bring these to justice, I think they are beautiful; I, too, love fireworks. I love when a large group of people are all collected together, quiet, save for those literal oohs and aahs. Hardly anything captivates us as much.

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  2. Wow I really thought it was a galaxy photo! Love how they've all come out though, you've really captured their beauty. My ones didn't come out half so nice :) xx

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  3. Thought the first photo was just some random google photo you grabbed of the galaxy! HAHA I always enjoy your photos! <3

    http://bydetails.blogspot.com

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  4. the red fireworks seem most beautiful and unreal..and the smokey effect

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  5. You captured these gorgeous fireworks.
    Great shots, darling.

    P.S. Thank you for your reply on the camera.
    Have a great day.

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  6. gorgeous photos! i love it when they unexpectedly tirn out amazing haha :)

    ♥mollie from musicandmollie

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  7. I don't like these photos at all because... I love them! Haha! They're so pretty! I love fireworks too! I used to watch the world pyro olympics here in Manila whenever I can. They're just so magical!

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  8. i LOVE fireworks for all the same reasons. it's always like it's a special moment, exactly like that moment when it ticks over to the new year, and you're hugging all your favourite people. ahhh now i can't wait either :)

    these are amazing photos, especially that first one. i love it.

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  9. Looks lovely, I haven't seen a fireworks display in a while actually.

    And I think I've had this problem for years now but only recently have we confirmed it through tests.

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  10. The first photo looks so COSMIC. <3

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