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Thursday, August 19, 2010

Santa Marta - Firework Display

 

In continuation of yesterdays post on  Santa Marta.  The celebrations started on the evening of the 28th of July with a Procession at night by the fisherman in their boats on the lake and a procession along the streets of Marta on the evening beforehand. The next day is considered a local holiday with everyone in a festive mood with a large market during the day and culminating with a magnificent Firework display at 11pm.

No market photos as have only very recently done a post on that very subject Marta Mercato just lots of firework photos to share today.  I enjoy fireworks so much more when the displays are on balmy summer evenings.

I think this one looks like a sky full of shooting stars.

 

 It is the reflection in the water that made this one special.

 

  Another beautiful reflection!

 

 

 

 

 

I am not a professional photographer and I still have an awful lot to learn, but hopefully these go a little way towards capturing the moment for you.

There are lots more photos of The Firework Display in My Flickr Album Santa Marta Firework Spectacular 29th July 2010

11 comments:

  1. Oooh, aaaah! I particularly like the 2nd and 3rd photos down from the top, the ones with the awesome reflections!

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  2. Those are my favourites as well, so much so I posted the red one on Beautiful World this evening. http://byrdsbeautifulworld.blogspot.com/2010/08/firework-reflection.html

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  3. Professional or not .. they are brilliant ... I love the 3rd one down .. :-)

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  4. The reflection shots are beautiful

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  5. Well, I think your photos are amazing - I'd be very happy to produce pictures as good as these. Not surprised you wanted to see the display! Love, Maggie xxx

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  6. Diane - Thanks, almost as beautiful as sunsets :)

    Anne - Those two reflection shots are my favourites from this album.

    Travelingsuep - My favourites as well.

    Laura - Thankyou :) It was a fabulous display!

    Maggie - Summer fireworks work for me:)

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  7. Fantastic shots!! FIreworks are very tricky but you've captured some great moments that really show how special it was. Thank you! – g

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  8. Sounds like a charming local festival. And who doesn't love fireworks?

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  9. Georgianna - Thanks I guess I would need a very much more complicated camera if I wanted to do better :)

    Pam - It was and the fireworks finish off the day beautifully.

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