All Blog Posts Tagged 'fireworks' (9)

Firework's Misfire Leads to Dazzling New Year's Photo

After seeing this stunning photo on Flickr's blog, I knew we had to get the story behind it. Photographer Kimmo Kuloveski took this incredible photo on New Year's Eve, simply calling it Explosive New Year 2014. There was no explanation, just a dazzling photo of fireworks…


Added by alice on January 4, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Dubai's World Record Breaking Fireworks Show

Last night, Dubai broke the world record for the largest fireworks display ever! Over 500,000 fireworks were used in the six minute show which covered a distance of 61.6 miles (or over 94 km) and included the city's seafront as well as Dubai's most famous landmarks like the Palm Jumeirah, World Islands, the Burj Khalifa and Burj Al Arab. It took workers 10 months of planning to pull off the…


Added by alice on January 1, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Fantastic Shots of Japan's Summertime Fireworks Festivals

While many of us have to wait for special holidays like New Years or the 4th of July to see a spectacular fireworks show, those living in Japan get to enjoy them almost every weekend throughout the summer (though most are held in July and August). The signature summer event in Japan is called Hanabi, which means "flowers of fire" in Japanese. It's easy to see why as these…


Added by alice on August 29, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Photographer Brings Back Magic of Childhood with Rockets and Fireworks

Not many people can say that they've been involved with a project site for over 50 years but that's what photographer Harry Cory Wright can claim with his recently released series Hey Charlie. Fascinated with a specific spot in Norfolk, East England, where he spent his childhood days, Cory Wright shot a specific bend in the river and the field beside it with a whole lot of magic. As…


Added by alice on August 27, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

New Long Exposure Fireworks by Alan Sailer

Photographer Alan Sailer is usually known for causing explosions of random things like Christmas ornaments or fruits and vegetables, and then taking high speed photos of them.…


Added by alice on July 5, 2013 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Fantastic Long Exposures of Fireworks

Since today is New Year's Eve, what better way to celebrate than by seeing some fantastic long exposures of fireworks? Professional astronomer Galaxy_of_Emptiness took these incredible shots, not during last year's New Year's, but instead during Australia Day, the official national day of Australia. It is celebrated…


Added by alice on December 31, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

A Sega Toy That Brings Fireworks Indoors

What better way to enjoy fireworks than from the comfort and safety of your own home? Sega Toys Japan is bringing us Uchiage Hanabi, a projector that displays "fireworks" on the walls and ceilings, with realistic movement and sound. Best part? You can create your own fireworks and program your own shows. Out August 1, list price will be $168.

Here's a…


Added by alice on July 6, 2009 at 3:00pm — 3 Comments

Happy July 4th Weekend!

Screw the fireworks that light up in the sky. I'll take the candy corn ones, any day. A fun little video by… Continue

Added by alice on July 3, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

July 4th Fireworks Spectacular!! 9pm - Marina Del Rey

Watch a fireworks show that is choreographed to patriotic music which will be broadcast on FM radio KXLU, 88.9 and will be in sync with the pyrotechnic display. If you watch the fireworks at Chace Park, music will also be relayed over loudspeakers. The event is sponsored by the Los Angeles County Department of Beaches and Harbors.…


Added by Eugene on June 24, 2008 at 9:00pm — No Comments

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