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The girl and the fireworks



A girl watching an amazing fireworks show on Lake Como.

A girl watching an amazing fireworks show on Lake Como.
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Contest Finalist in Inspiring Landscapes Photo Contest
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28 Comments | Report
Alfredo_Jose PRO+
 
Alfredo_Jose June 29, 2017
BOOOM! Over the top!
SirDiegoSama
SirDiegoSama July 10, 2017
thank you so much!
adavies PRO
 
adavies July 08, 2017
Fantastic image...really well done! :)
SirDiegoSama
SirDiegoSama July 10, 2017
thank you so much!
Brittneybryant
 
Brittneybryant July 17, 2017
Beautiful
SirDiegoSama
SirDiegoSama July 18, 2017
thank you!!
JDLifeshots
 
JDLifeshots August 13, 2017
Awesome capture. Congrats!
Sluggo PRO+
 
Sluggo August 28, 2017
Definitely merits a WOW!
thetylermorale
 
thetylermorale August 31, 2017
Wow the lighting and color tone is this is stellar
beckyreding PRO+
 
beckyreding September 11, 2017
STUNNING!!
darlenelonseth
 
darlenelonseth October 01, 2017
Exceptional. Excellent perspective and your model brings feeling to the fireworks.
SirDiegoSama
SirDiegoSama October 08, 2017
Thank you! :)
hidiyatullin
 
hidiyatullin October 25, 2017
Wow!
SirDiegoSama
SirDiegoSama October 26, 2017
:)
Witmar
 
Witmar November 05, 2017
great picture
Tilley
 
Tilley January 14, 2018
Just perfection
FredericMONIN PRO
 
FredericMONIN January 15, 2018
Great capture !!!
SirDiegoSama
SirDiegoSama January 15, 2018
Thank you very much! ;)
edmarte
 
edmarte January 18, 2018
Pretty. I love it1
SirDiegoSama
SirDiegoSama January 19, 2018
Thank you!
army1311
 
army1311 January 28, 2018
This is awesome love how you captured not only the moment but fireworks are spectacular
SirDiegoSama
SirDiegoSama January 29, 2018
I'm glad you liked it! Thank you! :)
ThenaC PRO+
 
ThenaC February 08, 2018
Beautiful
SirDiegoSama
SirDiegoSama February 10, 2018
Thank you!
tyeshialbarnes PRO+
 
tyeshialbarnes February 26, 2018
Wow!
joeyparker
 
joeyparker April 09, 2018
Your page is absolutely amazing!!! The quality of this photo is just spectacular!
sarahmirkin Premium
 
sarahmirkin May 08, 2018
Spectacular shot!!! Love it! Congrats on being a finalist in all the contests!
reuelwhite
 
reuelwhite May 16, 2018
Epic!!
steveherbig
 
steveherbig July 27, 2018
Sweet!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
doubleplay PRO+
 
doubleplay July 30, 2018
Spectacular piece, so well done!
teetee1852 Premium
 
teetee1852 September 09, 2018
Outstanding!!
Mykola123456
 
Mykola123456 December 23, 2018
Amazing photo!!
harmeetsingh
 
harmeetsingh March 20, 2019
amazing...
gman176
 
gman176 March 20, 2019
Outstanding!
tysonator
 
tysonator Jan 01
wonderful composition and editing. great original idea
FlorendoStudioArts PRO
 
Nice body of work. This photo reminds me of a Steve Hanks painting called Coastline. Not the same but has that feel.
SarcasticCabbie
 
Love this!!!! Nice composition!!!

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Behind The Lens

Location
This photo was taken from Ossuccio on Lake Como.
Time
It was 11 PM during the fireworks on the San Giovanni Festival, end of June.
Lighting
I used the fireworks to enlight the subject.
Equipment
I used a Sony a7S with a 16-35 mm lens on a Rolley travel tripod.
Inspiration
It's 5 years we go to this festival to shoot fireworks, but this year we wanted to find a new perspective and to try something different. I think we did it!
Editing
Normal lightroom adjustment plus some photoshop retouching :)
In my camera bag
I usually take my Sony a7S with a 16-35 mm Zeiss lens and a Sony RX10 III, a tripod and a couple of ND filters.
Feedback
Just experiment new perspective and ideas instead of shooting the same angles of everyone else. If you're in a crowded place, just go somewhere else!

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