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Posted by
Ralph Jones (Detroit, United States) on 4 July 2010 in Cityscape & Urban and Portfolio.

Happy 4th!

Speramus meliora; resurget cineribus.
We hope for better things; it will arise from the ashes.

Mission Statement:
To document the city in an attempt to inspire an appreciation and understanding of the uniqueness of Detroit, her buildings, and her people.

Speramus meliora; resurget cineribus.
We hope for better things; it will arise from the ashes.

LB Vision from PARIS, France

Superbe composition,j'adore la lumière, très belle photo !! Peace !

4 Jul 2010 8:58am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

A really exciting shot, the inclusion of the buildings really helps to illustrate the scale of the event.

4 Jul 2010 12:35pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Nice shot. Happy July 4th!

4 Jul 2010 12:40pm

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Fantastic, Ralph. From the field to the city and fireworks. A tremendous shot.

4 Jul 2010 2:13pm

Amanda from Jersey City, United States

This turned out great! I love the surrounding scene and the crisp color of the fireworks. Our fireworks were canceled this year due to a war with Macy's and their fireworks.

4 Jul 2010 2:39pm

omiD from Tehran, Iran


4 Jul 2010 4:35pm

Mindi from Winfield, United States

This is awesome! I love that you included the buildings!

4 Jul 2010 4:53pm

Macrobaby from Vancouver, Canada

Excellent! I agree with the others. Including the buildings gives real perspective of everything going on. Really nice and crisp too! Enjoy the holiday weekend!!

4 Jul 2010 6:10pm

Dulcie from Danville, CA, United States

Happy 4th to you, too ! This is an explosive shot ! (teehee)

4 Jul 2010 6:42pm

6ft5 from stockholm, Sweden

Happy 4th of july! Awesome shot :)

4 Jul 2010 7:08pm

STEED from Somewhere, France

Yes !!!!!!!!! Listen the noise from here..

4 Jul 2010 7:50pm

alex centrella from California, United States

great capture !

4 Jul 2010 9:20pm

Gary from Cochise County, United States

Hey Ralph, Happy Independence Day. What a great shot of the city fireworks. You really went above and beyond with this image. Nice work, really. Stay well my friend.

5 Jul 2010 4:29am

Céline from Paris, France

Yep, really great shot. Well done! :)

5 Jul 2010 10:23am

LauraS from Chico, United States

Excellent shot! Just great with the fireworks and the cityscape.

6 Jul 2010 3:07am

manel from Girona, Spain

Una luminosidad perfecta. Gran nocturna.

6 Jul 2010 8:55pm

jlm from Västerås, Sweden

Lovely shot

7 Jul 2010 7:06pm

David from Detroit, United States

Very well done, Ralph! This is an unusual vantage point for the fireworks show! Well exposed, too.

8 Jul 2010 2:54am

Lori from Michigan, United States

Great photo. Hope you had a nice 4th!

8 Jul 2010 3:14am

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Wow! Stunning capture with great light from the fireworks and skyline.

9 Jul 2010 3:13am

Sandy Weston from Madison, Maine, United States

Very impressive shot Ralph!. My firework shots know....LOL! Let's say BAD ;)
What a beautiful skyline of a city in change!

10 Jul 2010 1:01am

LoulouPix from New York, United States

Very nice firework/cityscape picture. I love it

10 Jul 2010 7:41pm

Per from Central Florida, United States

I've never seen Detroit look so good. Bravo!

17 Jul 2010 12:16am