The Big Bang

© Laurence Saliba

The Big Bang

Uploaded: March 24, 2006 07:09:49


Its Celebration time in a Maltese Festa. Taken during the Santa Maria festivities in August.


Ray Clarke March 24, 2006

Nice composition Laurence! Realy bright and festive!!!(R) #414555

Nadya Johnson March 24, 2006

Excellent capture of these fireworks! Well done! #2570773

Carla Metzler March 24, 2006

Beautiful capture, Laurence! #2570787

Paul Michko March 24, 2006

When I saw the title, Laurence, I was going to say, boy you are really old. :) Great capture of what looks like a terrific celbration. #2570815

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe March 24, 2006

Excellent work!! Great job! Jeff #2570891

Karen Engelbreth March 24, 2006

Wonderful image - great shot and title, Laurence! #2570983

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic March 24, 2006

Wonderful entry fot the monthly theme Laurence!,
Amalia #2571289

Terry L. Ellis level-classic March 24, 2006

Fabulous celebratory image for the monthly theme, Laurence! So beautifully captured! #2571386

Judy S. Fung March 24, 2006

Wonderful capture, Laurence! #2571517

Jenny Bosmans March 24, 2006

Excellent theme entry, Laurence!! Love this Festa fireworks!! #2571617

Renee Doyle March 24, 2006

Beautiful fireworks display Laurence!!!! Excellent!

Su Sana E. P level-classic March 24, 2006

Excellent exposure and capture, Laurence!! Really beautiful!! #2572600

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe March 24, 2006

Wow, Laurence...this is a terrific image and exposure of fireworks!!!! #2572928

Darryl Wilkinson March 24, 2006

Terrific capture, Laurence, awesome!!! #2572947

Donna Roberts March 24, 2006

WHOA - fantastic capture Laurence.....the perfect choice for this months theme of celebration!!
:-) ddu

Roger Bernabo March 25, 2006

Tremendous festive image Laurence, very joyous!! #2573211

Mata Patan March 25, 2006

FANTASTIC!!!!!!!!! #2573323

Leanne M.E. Boyd March 25, 2006

Excellent shot, Laurence! #2574041

Lynne Morris March 26, 2006

Wonderful capture Laurence. #2575965

Sharon Day level-classic March 27, 2006

Fantastic image of the fireworks display, Laurence!!! #2582399

Susana Ms Heide April 25, 2006

Two beautiful images as finalists in the monthly theme! Now that is a reason to celebrate!! CONGRATULATIONS!! #2685601

Renee Doyle April 25, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Laurence!!! Best of luck in the next round!

Pat Gamwell April 25, 2006

You did it again! Another CONGRATS! #2686249

Jenny Bosmans April 25, 2006

Congratulations on yet another beautiful finalist, Laurence!! #2686799

Carla Metzler April 25, 2006

Congratulations again, Laurence!! #2687135

Terry L. Ellis level-classic April 25, 2006

Congratulations, Laurence, on another fantastic finalist! You must go celebrate!!! #2687236

Stanley J. Contrades April 25, 2006

And once again CONGRATULATIONS, Laurence!! I agree with Terry ... Celebrate!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #2687634

Jill Flynn April 25, 2006

I'm loosing count Laurence! A big congratulations on ALL your terrific finalists!!!! #2688726

Stephanie Laird level-classic April 25, 2006

Wow Laurence, how many finialist did you get? Congratulations! Wonderful image!!! #2689413

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe April 25, 2006


ccc #2689663

Gail Vitikacs level-classic April 25, 2006

Well deserved Laurence! Big Congratulations! #2689696

Laurence Saliba level-classic April 25, 2006

Thankyou all so very much!!!!!!!!! #2690514

Evy Johansen level-classic April 26, 2006

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Laurence - once again!!! #2691404

Su Sana E. P level-classic April 26, 2006

Congratulations on this fabulous Finalist, Laurence!! #2691606

Laurence Saliba level-classic April 26, 2006

A very big Thank you!!!! #2692870

Mata Patan April 26, 2006

Cool! Cool! Cool! Coolgratulations!
:-) #2694132

Sylvia Rossler April 26, 2006

Another wonderful finalist Laurence !!! Heartiest congratulations !!! #2694269

Cathy M. Gromball April 26, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Laurence!

Cathy :) #2694816

Lorraine A. Cook April 26, 2006

WOW!! Stunning finalist, Laurence!!

Congratulations and best of luck in the next round!<:)) #2695451

Laurence Saliba level-classic April 27, 2006

Thanks!!!!! #2697858

Corinne M. Thompson April 27, 2006

Beautiful colors in this awesome fireworks capture...Congrats! #2698318

Kerby Pfrangle April 28, 2006

Congratulations on your second place winner. An array lights in the sky.

Beautiful. Kerby #2702659

Sylvia Rossler April 28, 2006

Big congrats on your win Laurence :O) I'm so happy :O) #2702671

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe April 28, 2006

Congratulations, Laurence on this fabulous winning image!!!! #2702709

Judy S. Fung April 28, 2006

Congrats on your win, Laurence!! #2702751

Kara L. Hendricks April 28, 2006

A BIG congrats to you Laurence!!!! #2702823

William C. Raco level-classic April 28, 2006

Wonderful celebration photo, Laurence

Bill #2702880

Darryl Wilkinson April 28, 2006

BIG CONGRATULATIONS on your WIN, Laurence! Way to go! #2703055

Deb Holmes-Hatfield April 28, 2006

Congratulations Laurence, on your win, Way to go! #2703149

Life Expressions April 28, 2006

Congrats on your win, Laurence! #2703302

Susana Ms Heide April 28, 2006

This is stellar! Congratulations Laurence! #2703312

Goshka G. April 28, 2006

Big congrats on this terrific win, Laurence! #2703421

Gail Vitikacs level-classic April 28, 2006

Well deserved my friend....sooooo exciting!!! CONGRATULATIONS! #2703452

Renee Doyle April 28, 2006

Huge congratulations Laurence!!!!! WTG!!!!

Ronald F. Fischer April 28, 2006

A very hearty congratulations! #2703545

Claudia Kuhn level-classic April 28, 2006

Congrautlations on your win Laurence! #2703624

Linda D. Lester level-classic April 28, 2006

Beautiful...congratulations! #2703684

Evy Johansen level-classic April 28, 2006

Big congratulations on your win, Laurence! #2703700

Su Sana E. P level-classic April 28, 2006

Congratulations on this well deserving Win, Laurence!! #2703863

Jill Flynn April 28, 2006

Congratulations on your WIN Laurence! Way to go! #2703872

Laurence Saliba level-classic April 28, 2006

Thank you all my dear friends!!!! #2704070

Chris Macer April 29, 2006

Many congrats on your win, Laurence!! :) #2704284

Mata Patan April 29, 2006

Again COOLgratulations! #2704349

Stanley J. Contrades April 29, 2006

CONGRATULATIONS once again, Laurence!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #2704396

Lynne Morris April 29, 2006

A well deserved win Laurence, many congratulations! #2704508

Peter Mantione April 29, 2006

Congratulations Laurence on your win!

Bravo #2704630

KHAWLA Haddad April 29, 2006

Congratulations on your Wonderful win,Laurence awesome image!!! #2705429

Diane Dupuis April 29, 2006

YAY!!! Congrats!! #2705442

Sharon Day level-classic April 29, 2006

Big congratulations on this fantastic image, Laurence!!! Great job! #2705452

Ermanno Radice April 29, 2006

Congrats on your win, Laurence!! #2705840

Ali Alyousef April 29, 2006

Congratulations. #2705876

Jenny Bosmans April 29, 2006

Big Congratulations on this beautiful Winner, Laurence!! #2706098

Margot Petrowski April 29, 2006

CONGRATS, LAURENCE!!! Simply fabulous!!! #2706195

Corinne M. Thompson April 29, 2006

Congrats for your 2nd place win! #2706492

Terry L. Ellis level-classic April 29, 2006

Awesome, Laurence! Congratulations on this marvelous Second Place Win! Well deserved! #2706842

Susan T. Evans level-classic April 29, 2006

Congrats Laurence on this awesome winner. #2706878

Colette M. Metcalf April 30, 2006

Congratulations on your win, Laurence!!! #2707864

Vicki Hunt April 30, 2006

Congratulations! This is great! #2707961

Wally Orlowsky April 30, 2006

Congratulations on this terrific winner, Laurence! #2708003

Lorraine A. Cook April 30, 2006

Congratulations on this spectacular winner, Laurence!!<:)) #2708682

Rakesh Syal level-classic April 30, 2006

Great job, great winner, Laurence!!! Congratulations!!! #2709264

Deb Brown May 02, 2006

A late,but WELL DESERVED congratulations to you on this beauty!
Your work is amazing and you captured this moment of bursting colors so wonderfully. #2715734

Cathy M. Gromball May 03, 2006

Congratulations on your Second Place win, Laurence! Wonderful!

Cathy :) #2720684

Donna W. Neal May 11, 2006

Better Late Than Never, I am so far behind.....Congratulations on this excellent winner Laurence #2752519

Laurence Saliba level-classic May 11, 2006

Thanks everyone!!!!! #2753879

Lavone Vannoy June 23, 2006

W*O*W!!! Fantastic shot! Awsome capture Laurence!!! Fireworks are a hard shot to get...

Lavone' #2940597

Datha Y. Thompson July 03, 2007

WOW!! Congratulations Laurence on your WIN and Featured Gallery :0) #4469649

Donna La Mattino Pagakis July 03, 2007

Outstanding SnapShot featured gallery Laurence!! Stunning image, great win!!

A huge congratulations!!! #4469665

Ronald F. Fischer July 03, 2007

Congratulations on your featured gallery! #4469677

Janine Russell level-deluxe July 03, 2007

Laurence, big congratulations on your feature in SnapShot. #4469681

Laurence Saliba level-classic July 03, 2007

Thanks so much my dear friends!! Thanks Betterphoto for the featured gallery. I am a great fan of fireworks photography and have helped a lot of members on what settings to use. Anyone interested or need more info just contact me. I would be more than glad to help. #4469688

Milan Banik July 03, 2007

wonderful sho for this .congratulations #4469913

Sylvia Rossler July 03, 2007

Big Big Big congrats on your featured gallery Laurence :o) :O) #4470245

DiAnna F. Paulk July 03, 2007

It was really great to see this at the top of SnapShots today! Congrats, Laurence. Awesome capture! #4470274

Evy Johansen level-classic July 03, 2007

Congratulations on your featured gallery, Laurence!! Awesome image! #4470962

Casey A. Hanson July 04, 2007

Congrats Laurence! Beautiful image! :0) #4472085

RC Fritz July 05, 2007

Perfect timing Laurence. Congratulations!! #4477056

To discuss, first log in or sign up (buttons are at top center of page).

Get Constructive Critiques

Sign up for an interactive online photography course to get critiques on your photos.


Did You Know?

Discussions by Category: You can view photo discussions on various themes in the Community > Photo Discussions section of the site.

BetterPhoto Websites: If you see an orange website link directly under the photographer's name, it's totally okay. It's not spam. The reason: BetterPhoto is the one that offers these personal photography websites. We are supporting our clients with those links.

Unavailable EXIF: If there is no other information but 'Unavailable' in the EXIF (meaning no EXIF data exists with the photo), the 'Unavailable' blurb is not displayed. If there is any info, it shows. Many photos have the EXIF stripped out when people modify the image and resave it, before uploading.


The following truth is one of the core philosophies of BetterPhoto:

I hear, I forget.
I see, I remember.
I do, I understand.

You learn by doing. Take your next online photography class. Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

Copyright for this gallery photo belongs solely to Laurence Saliba.
Images may not be copied, downloaded, or used in any way without the expressed, written permission of the photographer. Contact photographer via gallery
Log in to follow or message this photographer or report this photo.