Waiting for the Smoke to Clear [Explore]

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    #46 7/8/11 This was the aftermath of the Macy's 4th of July Fireworks, 2011, over the Hudson River. It was well worth the trek to Weehawken, NJ, and the many hours waiting from early afternoon to secure a good spot. The fireworks are always spectacular, but this year they were especially beautiful. The show was not over when the finale filled the sky with light. For those of us who stuck around for a few minutes, the smoke left behind by the fireworks made for an eerie and beautiful sight as the lights of Manhattan glowed through the smoke trails.

    30 second single exposure @ f/11, ISO 100, 55mm

    Robert Kendall, Lord V.™, RBudhu, and 98 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. aluarts 34 months ago | reply

      the smoke makes the shot!

    2. Roy Jankowski 34 months ago | reply

      An atmospheric composition, one touches the image!
      Congratulations on Explore!

    3. nina's clicks 34 months ago | reply

      Wow! Stunning!

    4. Chuck zyf 34 months ago | reply

      the smoke make this picture different

    5. www.fxlv.com.mx [deleted] 34 months ago | reply

      Vu dans / Seen in:
      "Vers le ciel/Towards the sky"
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    6. Vanita PAtel 34 months ago | reply

      Wonder full seen.
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    7. andrea maini 34 months ago | reply

      + + + nice shot + + +

    8. Barry Yanowitz 34 months ago | reply

      a superb iconic view of new york, but with a twist! love the atmosphere from the smoke. amazing photo

    9. somdari [deleted] 34 months ago | reply

      fantatstic shot !!!! great colours

    10. MIgracionTOtal !Don't Fav' And Run! 34 months ago | reply

      I'm a member of The Challenge Factory challenge group!
      This is a wonderful shot & I hope you will place this
      (or any of your photos) in an open challenge!

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      *You can't add a shot to the pool until it's won a challenge*,
      but that definitely won't be a problem for you!
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    11. CieraWilsonPhotography 34 months ago | reply

      What a beautiful shot!

    12. ♡ Lu C.P.♡ [deleted] 34 months ago | reply

      cool

    13. mambo1935 34 months ago | reply

      great shot!

    14. yslin818 34 months ago | reply

      Stunnding shoot

    15. terrence.peck 33 months ago | reply

      Fantastic shot

    16. Andy P4 33 months ago | reply

      Superb Also thanks for interesting background info

    17. JR's Gallery 31 months ago | reply

      Stunning capture

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