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Snap! Crackle! POP!

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Snap!  Crackle!  POP!
Snap! Crackle! POP!
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And it's over for another year...
Oh, well. Only 364 days till we can celebrate Independence Day again!


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Tiia Vissak
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    a cool capture!


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7/5/2012 1:24:42 AM

 
Avril Mrs Young
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wonderful capture, really does POP!


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7/5/2012 2:25:46 AM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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I'm always glad when it's over. The dog doesn't like the noise.


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7/5/2012 3:23:40 AM

 
Tony Ebben
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Great night shot. I know what you mean about the noise, our cats aren't too fond of the fireworks either.


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7/5/2012 4:25:40 AM

 
Jack Gaskin
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GREAT CATCH

Jack


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7/5/2012 6:20:13 AM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Hi Mary,Beautiful capture my friend.Wonderful lighting,If everythiong go right in Nov it will be the first time I have celebrated 4Th of july in 4 years!!!!


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7/5/2012 10:00:54 AM

 
Kim  Kleinschmidt
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WOW Mary
this is outstanding!
just LOVE IT!


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7/5/2012 12:11:18 PM

 
Nancy L. Green
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WONDERFUL in flight capture my friend, VERY well done!! <><


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7/5/2012 3:58:55 PM

 
Debbie Bray
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Now they are some serious fireworks, Mary! I LOVE them! So sharp and crisp, and ...crackly!! lol! A fave for me! Well done!


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7/5/2012 3:59:59 PM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Beautiful, Mary!


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7/5/2012 5:26:03 PM

 
Anthony G. Comella
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Super Terrific Mary!!


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7/5/2012 5:44:51 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Thanks, everyone, for taking the time to comment on this. I'm really glad you like it!


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7/5/2012 7:13:23 PM

 
Michael Howe
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Beautiful capture,Mary!!!


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7/5/2012 8:04:02 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Thanks, Mike!
People should check out your website, especially your fireworks series. Gorgeous captures!


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7/5/2012 9:43:56 PM

 
Ann Coates
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Wow, this is fantabulous Mary.


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7/5/2012 10:49:19 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Glad you like it, Ann!
Thanks very much!


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7/6/2012 2:06:52 AM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Glad you like it, Ann!
Thanks very much!


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7/6/2012 2:07:09 AM

 
Kirsten Kiki Kjaer
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Indeed we should be celebrating this every day!
Fantastic capture, Mary.


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7/6/2012 4:28:53 AM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Thanks, Kiki! Glad to see you posting again. Ireland must have been a wonderful adventure filled with photo ops!


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7/6/2012 4:51:35 AM

 
frank w. degenhardt
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How quickly they come and go anymore dear friend. Love the way you framed this display and I find it so remarkable the way that each cluster is attached to the next with the jelly fish like tentacle. So pretty dear friend.
Have a wonderful weekend.


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7/6/2012 5:03:52 AM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Thanks for your always-friendly comments, Frank. I like the jelly fish analogy!
Have a great weekend, yourself!


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7/6/2012 9:10:44 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Thanks for your always-friendly comments, Frank. I like the jelly fish analogy!
Have a great weekend, yourself!


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7/6/2012 9:12:59 PM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Three for the price of one, Mary!! Awesome capture!! Love the 4th and sorry that it is over!!


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7/6/2012 9:33:24 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Thanks very much, Ellen! After many years of trying to capture a decent fireworks display, I was pleased with the way this vertical group turned out.
:)
I'm with you on the 4th ---it's always over way too soon!


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7/6/2012 11:17:59 PM

 
Reynaldo D. Reyes
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Wow, this surely is one big explosion of colors and light. A belated happy Independence day Mary!


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7/10/2012 5:56:06 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Thanks for commenting, Rey! Hope you had a grand 4th of July!


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7/11/2012 12:20:56 AM

 
Cindy Bendush
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Terrific shot Mary! Did you move camera at all during this exposure? Whether or not, the effects are dynamite! (No pun intended.)


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7/12/2012 8:11:48 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Cindy, thanks for your nice comments.
As for camera movement, I can't claim "intentional camera movement", other than the fact that I DIDN'T use my tripod! So, all shots were handheld, with irregular results. This one was my "money" shot.


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7/13/2012 12:40:08 AM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Congratulations on this beauty, Mary!


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8/28/2012 11:17:42 PM

 
Laura E. Swan
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On This VERY COOL Finalist, Mare! Let's bust out the champagne!!! :D

Great Luck In The Next Round!!! :D

Pommy!


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8/28/2012 11:34:03 PM

 
Ujjwal Mukherjee
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HUGE congratulations,Mary on this wonderful Finalist!!


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8/29/2012 12:32:51 AM

 
Antonio Amen
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Excellent work, very well done, congratulations


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8/29/2012 3:35:57 AM

 
Marijana Fajgl
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Big congratulations on your amazing finalist, Mary!


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8/29/2012 4:41:45 AM

 
Stefania Barbier
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fabulous finalist... huge congrats!!!


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8/29/2012 5:41:43 AM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Hi Mary,Big Congratulations on this beautiful finalist my friend!!!


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8/29/2012 8:08:53 AM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Congrats on a great MT finalist.


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8/29/2012 10:23:33 AM

 
Ann Coates
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Beautiful Mary, congratulations on your finalist.


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8/29/2012 11:32:43 AM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Barbara, Pom, Ujjwal, Antonio, Marijana, Stef, Bobby, Tammy, and Ann, thanks for your Congrats. I really appreciate them!

Pom, my husband must be part of the celebration. He has dutifully joined me every 4th of July outside, as I snapped at neighborhood fireworks. He probably never expected to see one of the fireworks shots be good enough for any award. This year, we both were really pleased when this image turned out well. I'm so happy that the bp judges agreed! Thanks, one and all!


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8/29/2012 12:40:31 PM

 
frank w. degenhardt
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I am so happy that he shares this with you. A big Congratulations on this beautiful fireworks capture getting you a Finalist. Best of luck in the next round dear friend.


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8/29/2012 12:51:19 PM

 
Reynaldo D. Reyes
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It's a wonderful explosion of color, a huge Congratulations on this award Mary. Excellent work!


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8/29/2012 3:05:48 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Wonderful finalist Mary! Congratulations..

jo ann c.


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8/29/2012 5:40:34 PM

 
Neal D. Hatcher
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CONGRATULATIONS


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8/29/2012 6:51:17 PM

 
Holly Therrien
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Great photo Mary! I love the colors and action! Congrats on making Finalist!!


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8/30/2012 1:36:49 AM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Thanks very much, Frank, Rey, Jo Ann, Neal, and Holly. I appreciate your comments and Congrats.


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8/30/2012 3:05:18 AM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Huge congrats, Mary, on a fab finalist!! Fireworks are the hardest shot in my book and I have a million deletions to prove it. lol You nailed it and a Finalist to boot!!! Yay!!! Best luck in the next round!!


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8/30/2012 4:12:53 AM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Thanks, Ellen, and best of luck next level with your beautiful Finalists!


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8/30/2012 4:44:54 AM

 
Carol Flisak
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Beautiful image, Mary... well captured... sort of remind me of jellyfish tendrils! Huge congrats on this well deserveed finalist!


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8/30/2012 12:47:58 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Thanks, Carol! Glad you like it!
And the jellyfish tendrils idea makes sense to me.


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8/30/2012 9:31:31 PM

 
maria I. Warren
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this is an amazing photo Mary :) big congrats :)


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8/30/2012 9:54:04 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Thanks very much, Maria!


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8/31/2012 12:47:13 AM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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Awesome Mary, love the trails...congrats!!!


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8/31/2012 5:00:39 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Thanks for your kind words and Congrats, Phyllis. I appreciate them!


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8/31/2012 10:36:41 PM

 
Kirsten Kiki Kjaer
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I'm so glad to see this as a finalist, Mary. Huge congratulations!!


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9/16/2012 3:43:45 AM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Thanks, Kiki!
And Congratulations again on your wonderful Second Place Gold winner and Finalist!


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9/16/2012 8:00:31 PM

 
Daniel Ruf
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Congrats on this finalist. Great capture.


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9/20/2012 4:27:11 AM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Thanks, Daniel!


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9/20/2012 4:48:09 AM

 
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