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July 3 & 4, 2020 fireworks
« on: July 05, 2020, 02:20:00 PM »
Usually, I'm shooting fireworks for about a week leading up to the 4th and sometimes beyond, so it feels a little weird to be doing almost nothing in that regard..................but EVERYTHING is weird this year, so you roll with it.

Of course, Hackensack's fireworks got Corona-cancelled, but some thoughtful neighbor put on a short show in the municipal parking lot behind me on 7/3. I caught the end of it and combined that video with the 7/4 Empire State one.

On the 4th, I managed to get a few shots from home, courtesy of some local - and probably-unlicensed - pyrotechnicians. The images with the full moon were probably in Teaneck, while the others were most likely in Hackensack.

I wanted to see if I could capture the ones going off on 7/4 on the Empire State Building on video, but it was pretty hazy and not easy to see the ESB from 10-12 miles away. I may have zoomed in a bit too much - over 42x is not recommended and this was 51x - and it was difficult to maintain a focus, but at least I got something:

Click to enlarge the horizontal ones:

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