Saturday, 26 January 2013

Picture This 184: Fireworks and Celebrations

I am not a carnival person, but a few years ago I did venture to our carnival procession to take a few photos and here is one of them. It is quite a big thing in the area where I live in Switzerland, being a catholic Kanton

Solothurn Carnival 2007
These candles were part of our Christmas celebrations. 

Kranz 4
I took this photo on 1st August this year on our national day in Switzerland. In the distance there was a firework display and this was the effect it had against the surrounding trees. Sorry for the pixel storm on the photo, but I only had my iPhone with me for taking photos.
Schanz, Solothurn, 1st August

7 comments:

  1. Nice selection of photos. I love the photo from the carnival. I like the way the trees in the background are illuminated from the fireworks display.

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  2. Funny, I love the one with the "pixel storm" very much; it is a unique way to capture fireworks. I love the trumpet player and the candles are marvelous.

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  3. Wonderful costume. Lovely candles and fireworks.

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  4. Nice entries. The candles photo is my favorite.

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  5. Hi Pat!! Great entries for the theme. Love the costume of the trumpet-playing character in the first shot. Beautiful shot of the candles, very warm and inviting. The last shot looks really spooky!!

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  6. Pat, your three photos are really good. Love the costume in the top one. Very warm atmosphere in the 2nd and the third is very intriguing...

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