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A Monumental Night in Washington D.C.
A Monumental Night in Washington D.C.
daverx7


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Challenge: A Night on the Town (Classic Editing)
Camera: Minolta DiMAGE 7Hi
Location: Washington D.C.
Date: Jul 4, 2003
Aperture: 3.5
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/4
Galleries: Cityscape, Architecture
Date Uploaded: Jul 8, 2003

I used a tripod with a remote control shutter release switch and took as many pictures as I could. :-)

Statistics
Place: 11 out of 130
Avg (all users): 6.3529
Avg (commenters): 8.3200
Avg (participants): 6.2800
Avg (non-participants): 6.3833
Views since voting: 1992
Votes: 255
Comments: 26
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07/23/2005 02:18:14 PM
One of the best fireworks photos I've ever seen.
 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/15/2003 11:37:57 PM
Awesome
07/15/2003 10:01:21 PM
Nice picture - I like how you got some foreground (especially recognizable stuff) in the picture. I think what makes this shot for me is the canoers in the red reflection. 9
07/15/2003 10:00:19 PM
one of the better fireworks pictures
07/15/2003 09:24:44 PM
Love the fireworks. The water is a great touch!
07/15/2003 09:42:12 AM
WOW!!
07/14/2003 09:50:50 PM
I think it the tear drops below the red plume that make this shot for me. Kind of resembles tears of blood from all the fighting America has done to remain a free country. Nice work! 9 -danny
07/14/2003 06:10:04 PM
beautiful photo! i love the contrast of lighting colors on the river and the two boats. great composition!...10
07/13/2003 11:23:14 PM
Wow!!! Outstanding capture! This picture is very well balanced, even with the empty space in the upper left. I love the way the two small boats are caught by the reflections in the water from their respective light sources. Also, that's one hell of a fireball fireworks! Almost seems to be a UFO out of Strange Encounters of the Third Kind. Are you sure that it's not really abducting earthlings? :) Excellent job!
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07/13/2003 11:20:52 PM
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07/13/2003 01:55:31 PM
Nice shot. I love the effect of the double-burst, the reflection on the water, and the boats out there showing people enjoying it - all add up to a lovely photo! The monument is a nice touch, too, though my attention goes first to the fireworks and their reflection.
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07/11/2003 07:45:44 PM
Wonderful image, very vivid. 10 Morgan
07/11/2003 07:32:19 PM
Of the fireworks photos I've seen so far in this challenge, this is definitely my favourite.
07/11/2003 03:09:30 PM
beautiful capture!
best of luck.
07/11/2003 01:33:38 AM
nicely framed image. i like the silohuette of the branches up top.
07/10/2003 05:55:30 PM
This is a beautiful fireworks shot. You captured the lights at just the right moment and I love the framing with the memorial on the left.
07/10/2003 03:15:38 PM
I'll start off by saying that I like this shot, so my comments don't seem negative. I like all of the elements; fireworks, architecture, kayakers in the water. By eyes do seem to bounce between the building and the fireworks looking for a primary subject or a relationship. Developing a relationship between the two by position within the frame or line might help make a really good shot great. thanks for the enjoyable piece of work.
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07/10/2003 08:35:55 AM
controversial fireworks shot.. love it and it shows the town so on message for me..8
07/09/2003 11:10:51 PM
Ooooooooooooh..... Aaaaaaaaaaaaaah...
07/09/2003 04:53:42 PM
I love this photo. It works well
07/09/2003 11:48:33 AM
Beautiful picture, I love the composition.
07/09/2003 09:55:00 AM
This is one of the best fireworks photos I've ever seen. I love the moment you captured and the use of thirds. The boat in the red reflection just makes this so romantic. WONDERFUL photo !
  Photographer found comment helpful.
07/09/2003 09:40:43 AM
My favourite of all the firework shots in this challenge. You've captured this one excellently. Awesome colors - 10!
07/09/2003 08:42:44 AM
A tigher cropping of the fireworks with the kayakers in the foreground would have made for a better composition. I find the lights on the bridge and building to the left to bright and distracting.
07/09/2003 06:25:28 AM
Very well constructed photo - well done.
07/09/2003 01:52:00 AM
Your composition is good, the building on the left adds a lot.


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