This is an OMG shot for me. Your idea, preparation, and result are superb. It paid off to be observant as a habit.
Incredible capture - one of the best Correfoc photos I've ever seen. I really want to experience it for myself.
Powerfully beautiful photo! You nailed the assignment!
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And this is called a celebration? I grant the picture is a good one, but at what cost? Like being in a war zone, is what I think, and just as dangerous. j.e.s.........
Thanks, @Harry Hartanto !
Thank you so much for your kind comment, @Mei F. ! ;)
Thanks, @Nitin Patil !
Thanks for your comment, @jeff nelson :)
Remember @Shaho Alahkarami , Catalonia province, spain... during summer months! :)
Thanks @Longlong Wu for your comment. :)
@Joy Saldanha You're welcome ;D
Hey @Drew Hopper ... thank for dropping by... any summer months around all Catalonia you can easily find this celebrations... let me know if you come around.. :)
Thanks for your comment, @Ashif Hassan ! :)
You're welcome @Shannon T ;)
Thanks @Jocelyn Kinny ! Completely burned filter after that one! :)
Thanks, @Larry Nocella !
Thanks, @Nancy Lacy ! ;) :)
Hi @Sonny Koo ! Process it's almost inevitable in this type of shoots. The differences between the highlights and the shadows makes really difficult to obtain detail across all the frame. And everything goes really fast since you are shooting bursting firecrackers. The first second is complete darkness, then it's even brighter than the sun... and you have to try to capture the moment in the middle.
Thanks for your comment, @Mairead K. I'm glad that you found some inspiration with my shot.
All you have to do is come to Catalonia province during summer months, @Yolanda Patterson and you will have plenty of chances.. .:)
Thans for including the word "Artist" , @Tuti Hadiati ;)
Thanks, @Corey Brooks ! ;)
Hi @Joy Saldanha ! First, thanks for your comment. And second: Yes it's a little bit dangerous since the firecrackers explodes really close, but with the correct protection, you reduce the possible injuries to almost none. It's been 4 years since I've started shooting this kind of celebrations and only once i suffered one small burn in my hand... the one holding the camera. And one more thing... this performances take place among very crowded streets, and I never saw anybody being injured.
@Joy Saldanha Please, I understand that look so dangerous, but Joy, it isn't so dangerous and by the way it not seems a war zone. This kind of fireworks are barelly dangerous, even most of our kids take part in the celebration, sometimes as a little devils groups o "colles" as we call.
In this video you will see a "colla" with childrens from 6 to 14 years old https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ic_bupRdR80
If you want to view more, make a search on youtube with the tag "Colla de diables"
Thanks for your comment, @Bill Chojnowski :)
Gracias, @Xavier Martínez ! :)
Moltes gràcies, @Adrià //*// ! :)
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