Words/No Words: Independence Day July 4th, 2010

BBW

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It was a pretty hot day here in New York, as well in most parts of the east and south, midwest...

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...but when night fell, the temperature dropped and the fireworks started! I'll leave it to others to post their fireworks shots and more - I hope.:biggrin:
 

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When bombs start blasting!

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Video shot with the E-pl1 and kit lens, if you're interested to know!
 

Brian S

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4th and 5th, respectively. My friend at our Pool party, and Nikki over a Shirley Temple.

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I'll upload some of the shots my friend took with the M9 and Noctilux of the pool fights. Nikki won. The camera got soaking wet, no problems.
 

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I have a favorite spot on the riverfront to shoot fireworks. I've had great luck there in the past, but unfortunately they moved the fireworks barge a half mile or more upstream this year. Oh well, got a few good shots of the crowd and the evening skyline:

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My paltry view of the fireworks:

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After the show:

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Gordon
 
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