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Monday, July 6, 2015

Fireworks Over Cumberland_2015

      
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Like most small towns and cities in the United States, Cumberland, MD also has its fireworks. This scene is a view from the North side of the Potomac River on Cumberland's West Side looking over what is called the Blue Bridge that leads to Ridgeley, WV. The fireworks were set off from an area called Constitution Park on the East Side of Cumberland.

The Potomac runs quite smooth at this point due to a dam underneath the bridge. This allows for wonderful reflections and this image is a good example of what can be accomplished; even with a small camera like the Fuji X20, hand held and set on Pro Neg Hi film setting. Well, actually I was sitting down but this was hand held...