Fire In The Sky

© Sharon Day

Fire In The Sky

Laurence Saliba level-classic 5/30/2005 7:58:37 PM

Beautiful work Sharon!!!! #255997

Daniel Diaz 5/31/2005 5:42:36 AM

WoW, outstanding capture Sharon. The lights look like they are dancing in perfect harmony!! #1413996

Sharon Day level-classic 5/31/2005 6:01:16 PM

Thank you, Laurence and Daniel! #1416278

Kate Jackson level-classic 6/1/2005 12:48:15 PM

Love all your fireworks Sharon but this one is absolutely fabulous!! #1419592

Debra Booth 7/6/2005 6:00:46 PM

I agree with Kate, Sharon!! Fabulous shot!! You did a great job on all your fireworks. I would not have thought to use camera movement during the exposure. #1563186

The Judges at 7/23/2005 4:04:03 AM

Look like flowers exploding - very interesting! #1624624

The Judges at 7/23/2005 4:07:02 AM

Look like flowers exploding - very interesting! #1624643

Bryan Yates 7/23/2005 5:26:03 AM

Congratulations on this finalist and all the others! This has wonderful colors and balance. Have you inverted the image to be upside down to help create this effect? I like this!

Congatulations! #1624860

Sharon Day level-classic 7/23/2005 6:45:29 AM

Thank you, Kate, Debra, The Judges and Bryan! No, I didn't do anything to the image except zoom while taking the shot. I had my tripod with me, but I have many normal looking fireworks shots that I decided to remove the camera from the tripod and try something different. #1625299

KHAWLA Haddad 7/23/2005 12:42:31 PM

Congratulations on this fantstic finalist, Sharon!!!. #1627397

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 7/23/2005 1:02:52 PM

Beautiful Sharon, congratulations! #1627494

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic 7/23/2005 1:03:59 PM


Congratulations on your finalist.

Good luck in the finals.

Kerby #1627498

Susana Ms Heide 7/23/2005 6:01:18 PM

This is a WOW image!!! AWE inspiring!! CONGRATS and good luck!! #1628868

Tammy Scott 7/23/2005 8:01:41 PM

Another super finalist, Sharon! Congratulations again!!! #1629462

Debra Booth 7/23/2005 8:22:05 PM

Congrats and good luck on this super finalist, Sharon! I am still amazed by how cool and beautiful it is!! #1629535

Cora Miller level-classic 7/23/2005 9:31:16 PM

This turned out really cool! Congratulations, Sharon! #1629762

Diane Addonizio level-classic 7/24/2005 6:25:59 PM

Congratulations,Sharon! #1632976

Rob Bishop 7/24/2005 7:30:46 PM

Hey, Sharon. Congrats on this beautiful finalist! Looks like a winner from here.

Rob #1633276

S J 7/24/2005 8:53:35 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic WINNER, Sharon!! #1633512

S J 7/24/2005 10:53:03 PM

Woo Hoo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm BACK again!!! This time to Congratulate you on your terrific FIRST PLACE WIN, Sharon!!!! I'm so happy for you, dear friend!! #1633709

Rob Bishop 7/24/2005 11:03:19 PM

YAHOO!!!! Way to go Sharon! I knew this was racking up the votes, and would be a winner. Enjoy the win!

Rob #1633727

Dan Holm level-classic 7/24/2005 11:15:22 PM

Alright, Sharon!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your First PLACE win!!!! #1633749

LJ Corliss level-classic 7/24/2005 11:19:39 PM

Congrats :) #1633768

Susan T. Evans 7/24/2005 11:44:21 PM

Whooooooooo Hoooooooo Sharon, way to go, congrats on your first place winner!! #1633830

Stanley J. Contrades 7/25/2005 12:07:42 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this remarkable image and 1st Place win, Sharon!! Excellent job!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1633876

Laurence Saliba level-classic 7/25/2005 12:49:33 AM

A VERY BIG CONGRATS Sharon!!!!!!! I simply loved this so MUCH!!!!!! #1633996

Jay Patel 7/25/2005 1:33:48 AM

Outstanding work Sharon. #1634077

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic 7/25/2005 2:09:27 AM


Congratulations on your first place win.

Job well done.

Kerby #1634113

Diane Dupuis 7/25/2005 2:57:52 AM

Way to go Sharon! I'm so happy this got the recognition it deserved!!! #1634261

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 7/25/2005 3:09:46 AM

Hearty congrats on your first place win for this marvelous image, Sharon!!!
-Debby #1634307

Kathleen Clemons 7/25/2005 3:43:11 AM

An awesome image, Sharon! Congrats!!!! #1634520

Tammy Scott 7/25/2005 3:52:45 AM

Fantastic job, Sharon! CONGRATULATIONS!!! #1634564

Darren K. Fisher level-classic 7/25/2005 4:11:42 AM

You should have seen my face when I seen you got a first place win. I am so happy for you and very proud of ya. Congrats!!!! #1634670

Leanne M.E. Boyd 7/25/2005 4:13:35 AM

An absolutly most gorgeous shot! Congratulatuons on your Win!!! WTG! #1634678

Colette M. Metcalf 7/25/2005 4:42:11 AM

Congratulations, Sharon! This is awesome! #1634737

Sharon Day level-classic 7/25/2005 4:48:41 AM

Thank you all for such great support and congratulationss!!! Darren, you should have seen my face when I checked my email this morning LOL! #1634762

Debra Booth 7/25/2005 4:56:37 AM

A really well-deserved big congratulations to you, Sharon!! #1634815

Kathleen K. Parker level-classic 7/25/2005 5:10:33 AM

Congratulations on your first place win, Sharon. This is magnificient!
KK #1634880

Laura E. OConnor 7/25/2005 5:42:17 AM

CONGRATULATIONS, SHARON!!!! Way to got! Wonderful image!!! :) HOOORAY! #1635010

Murry Grigsby 7/25/2005 5:46:42 AM

Congratulations on your first place fireworks Sharon!! :0) #1635031

Daniel Diaz 7/25/2005 5:47:08 AM

CONGRATS on the win Sharon, you did an AWESOME job!!! #1635034

Laura Clay-Ballard 7/25/2005 6:02:48 AM

awesome winning image! :>) #1635081

Kara L. Hendricks level-classic 7/25/2005 6:34:10 AM

Well check you out with a first place win.... A BIG CONGRATS to you!!! #1635190

Linda D. Lester level-classic 7/25/2005 6:38:43 AM

Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!! #1635205

Jill Flynn level-classic 7/25/2005 7:00:21 AM


Jim Kinnunen level-classic 7/25/2005 7:01:18 AM

A very big congratulations on this terrific winning image, Sharon!!!!! #1635326

Cathy Barrows 7/25/2005 7:02:47 AM

Congrats on your win!...fantastic #1635335

Jennifer Rennison 7/25/2005 7:10:45 AM

Congratulations on your First Place win, Sharon, Awesome image!! #1635400

Kay Beausoleil level-classic 7/25/2005 7:13:58 AM

A wonderful effect -- congratulations on your win, Sharon! #1635421

Wendy Stevenson level-classic 7/25/2005 7:39:39 AM

Big Congrats on your FIRST PLACE win Sharon with this excellent image!! Well done! #1635564

KHAWLA Haddad 7/25/2005 7:59:37 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful first place winner Sharon awesome job well deserve!!!! #1635666

Kathleen R. Struckle 7/25/2005 8:25:44 AM


Deborah Sandidge 7/25/2005 8:35:30 AM

Outstanding!! Congratulations, Sharon - great effects! #1635939

Amanda Price 7/25/2005 9:17:36 AM

WOW! What a shot! Way to go, Sharon! #1636211

Evy Johansen level-classic 7/25/2005 9:22:05 AM

Congrats on your win, Sharon! Beautiful shot! #1636248

Susana Ms Heide 7/25/2005 9:43:52 AM

YAAAAYYYY!!!!! You definitely deserve this win Sharon! A delight to the senses!!! CONGRATS! #1636349

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 7/25/2005 10:44:33 AM

Wonderful!!! Congratulations, Sharon!!! #1636663

Ermanno Radice 7/25/2005 11:52:02 AM

Congrats on your win, Sharon! Marvelous shot! #1636922

William C. Raco level-classic 7/25/2005 12:01:26 PM

Congratulations, Sharon!
Great job.


bob cornelison level-classic 7/25/2005 12:44:50 PM

I missed this one as well as many others but am glad I got to see it here!
Great job!
~:O) #1637178

Cindy Zweiacher level-classic 7/25/2005 2:41:04 PM

Congratulations on your first place very cool:)
Cindy #1637518

Sharon Day level-classic 7/25/2005 3:06:37 PM

Thank you all for the congratulations! I appreciate each one! #1637635

Wally Orlowsky 7/25/2005 3:30:12 PM

Congratulations on this awesome First Place win, Sharon! #1637728

Goshka G. 7/25/2005 3:33:38 PM

Congrats on this wonderful winner, Sharon!! #1637744

Serena Pierce level-classic 7/25/2005 3:45:21 PM

Congratulations Sharon on this Awesome image! #1637792

Abdusalam A. Al-Tuwijri 7/25/2005 3:51:08 PM

Congratulations sharon , really great image #1637814

Kathleen F. Greer 7/25/2005 4:36:08 PM

Big Congrats on this Beauty Sharon!!! #1638045

Diane Addonizio level-classic 7/25/2005 4:39:06 PM

Congrats on your win,Sharon! #1638059

Terry R. Hatfield level-classic 7/25/2005 5:26:31 PM

Hi Sharon!!Very Good Love The Lighting Well Done!
Congratulations On Your First Place Win!! #1638242

Ronald Balthazor level-classic 7/25/2005 5:33:42 PM

Congratulations, Sharon. This is a superb image. #1638271

Donna J. Taff level-classic 7/25/2005 6:00:43 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful first place win, Sharon!!! #1638321

Anita Ott level-classic 7/25/2005 6:06:49 PM

Wow Sharon, this is awesome. Thanks so much for your Praise on my Stars & Stripes. Coming from a BP member with multiple multiple winning photos that means a lot. Congratulations on ALL of your photos.
Anita #1638336

Julie Abston 7/25/2005 7:08:44 PM

Outstanding photo, Sharon!! You are so very talented! A BIG congratulations on this well deserving win!!! #1638458

Cora Miller level-classic 7/25/2005 8:12:29 PM

A huge congratulations on your big win, Sharon! Very well deserved! #1638566

Ken Grooms level-classic 7/25/2005 9:18:59 PM

Best fireworks ever! Congrats!

Awesome gallery!!!!!!!!!!!! #1638645

Gary H. Minish level-classic 7/26/2005 12:29:33 AM

Cool capture, Sharon! Congratulations on your First Place :-) #1638830

Allan L. Whitehead 7/26/2005 2:20:20 AM

Sharon, congratulations on this magnificent win in last month's contest in the 'Special Effects' category. Aslo for your win in the 'Design and Details' category. Both of them are very richly deserved, my very dear friend - your good friend, Allan #1638954

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 7/26/2005 9:16:20 AM

Congrats on your winner Sharon, way to go! #1640756

Karen Bacon level-classic 7/26/2005 10:05:29 AM

Congratulations on this fantastic exposure Sharon!! #1640949

Cesar J. La Rosa level-classic 7/26/2005 11:33:00 AM

WOW!!! Congratulations on this WONDERFUL WINNER, Sharon!!! #1641268

Tom Andersen level-classic 7/26/2005 2:42:55 PM

Congratulations on your well deserved win, Sharon! Extremely creative and well done! #1641989

Sharon Day level-classic 7/26/2005 3:31:59 PM

Thanks to everyone for the congratulations!!! You are all just great! #1642241

Janet L. Skinner 7/26/2005 4:21:00 PM

WOW....awesome work and very well deserved win!! #1642413

Cindy Paquette 7/27/2005 5:27:09 PM

Hats off to you Sharon! Fabulous work...congrats on your first place win!!! #1646508

Pamela K level-classic 7/28/2005 11:38:26 AM

This is great Sharon!! Congrats on first place!! WTG!

Pam #1649528

Monika Sapek level-classic 7/28/2005 11:40:04 AM

Cool idea and execution! Many congratulations on your First Place Win, Sharon!

Nancy Grace Chen 8/4/2005 7:25:19 PM

This is such a unique fireworks shot and worthy winner. Late congrats to ya!

Nancy #1678541

Shari Travison 8/14/2005 4:13:39 PM

Wonderful capture! Congratulations on your win. :) #1716864

Uyen 9/13/2005 7:15:12 PM

This is such a fabulous abstract, Sharon. I'm really taken with it. Very creative use of camera movement, and really pretty results! #1834307

Jeffrey S. LeBlanc 10/22/2005 9:41:42 PM

Hi Sharon,

To pile on to the comments, this is a fabulous shot, wonderful colors, and great idea on the camera movement!! Wonderful.


Susan Jane Allen level-classic 7/15/2006 5:37:14 AM

Wow, how is it I never saw this one before? Have you always had it at the front of your gallery? Okay, last comment! #3032024

Susan Jane Allen level-classic 7/15/2006 5:37:48 AM

Wow, how is it I never saw this one before? Have you always had it at the front of your gallery? Okay, last comment! #3032026

Susan Jane Allen level-classic 7/15/2006 5:47:47 AM

Wow, how is it I never saw this one before? Have you always had it at the front of your gallery? Okay, last comment! #3032071

Susan Jane Allen level-classic 7/15/2006 5:48:04 AM

Wow, how is it I never saw this one before? Have you always had it at the front of your gallery? Okay, last comment! #3032073

Susan Jane Allen level-classic 7/15/2006 6:10:38 AM

Wow, how is it I never saw this one before? Have you always had it at the front of your gallery? Okay, last comment! #3032130

Dr Silly level-classic 12/26/2007 6:39:28 AM

I know this is a little late, but WOW. Congrats on your gold. :O)

Sharon Day level-classic 6/4/2016 10:23:58 AM

Thanks Kate & Debra! #11482272

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1st Place win
Special Effects

Three second exposure @ F/16. Color balance set on Tungsten. Intentional camera movement during exposure.

Uploaded on 5/30/2005 4:49:21 PM

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Camera: Nikon D70 Digital SLR Camera Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner

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