St. Louis Arch & Fireworks

If you like this shot, I think these newer ones are even BETTER!!!


LARGE View On Black

I'm either late for the 4th of July or early for New Year's day.

This was taken at the compton heights reservoir, which is a new location I tried for the Independence day photos. I liked the way the shot was framed by the trees (and the peek-a-boo fireworks in the trees).

Exposure time 8 sec. 35mm equivalent 340mm


  • Scott Robinson 8y

    Very nice.
  • R.Frey 8y

    Great job!
  • Nick Boren 8y

    Fantastic fireworks capture, just stunning!
  • Michelle Miramontes 8y

    a party of colors, great
  • Peter Lu 8y

    " Brilliant " ! love the Composition !
  • Paige Mandera 8y

    Oh beautiful composition, lovely fireworks. Great job capturing them. :)
  • Alexandre Pinho 8y

    Great composition.
  • Sandra Clarke 8y

    Spectacular capture. Added to favourites.
  • Chris Coleman 8y

  • Daniel Korzeniewski 8y

    love this shot, very well done.
  • Helena Pugsley 8y

    CONGRATS you are the winner of challenge #14 Fireworks ...please post your photo to the thread and open a new contest with the same # as the one you won ....which is #14 =-)

    Please tag your photo "15 Challenges Winner"
  • cash2king 8y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called "SHOW ME" SAINT LOUIS, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

    GREAT photo !! :-)
  • Perry 8y

    Great Photo! Please add this and your other arch photos to the St. Louis Arch group. I just started this group, so it's pretty small, but I'm sure it will grow quickly with great photos like these.
  • Elliott Buckler 7y

    This is a great photo! I have the perfect blog post to accompany it. I will forward our readers to this page. (Attribution and link to your photo is listed at the bottom of the post.) Check out your pic in action: Have a great day!
  • Lilmomma28 7y

    Stunning! Wonderfully captured!
  • niyah2012 5y

    Awesome shot. I think i waz there visiting my grandma.
  • kemolledog 4y

    I just ran across this shot from the web.........they are having a raffle for a 4th of july party for 15 at the top of the tower.....they are also open the first saturday of every month, Plus, they are now open for full moon eve's from 7-11.........Check out their site
  • tracyt6 3y

    love it
  • ragtimeannie2 3y

    I borrowed this shot, hope you don't mind.
  • mozaaik 3y

    Wow, this is a great shot! Congrats and thanks for sharing.
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Taken on July 4, 2007
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