Spectacular shots of Japanese summer fireworks


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…but can also express the quiet and austere esthetics of the particularly Japanese world of wabi-sabi.

Not literally quiet, mind you.


Try as I might, I’ve never been able to get a good photo of fireworks so I enjoy these all the more.

The summertime fireworks out in my wife’s hometown area aren’t as impressive as some of the more famous displays but this year I happened to be driving back home from another town on a stretch of open road that gave me an absolutely amazing view of both that town and the next town over’s fireworks going off at the same time. That was fun!

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