The fireworks that led up to the burning of the Man at this year’s Burning Man festival were simply beyond belief. Incendiary explosions and massive fireballs accompanied an ongoing finale. They sure don’t do fireworks like this back home in Goshen, Indiana! These are keyframes from video I shot during the Saturday night burn. They’re focused on showing the ground fireworks display around the Man… meanwhile huge blooms of fireworks were also going off high overhead in the sky.

Incendiary Fireworks at Burning Man 2011

Incendiary Fireworks at Burning Man 2011

Click on the image above to see it full size. You can “read” the sequence from left-to-right and top-to-bottom. This was shot with my Free CTP FlipCam, a great little hand-held hi-def video camera. I’m working on editing the video down to a reasonable length, but it’s so hard to decide what to cut!

 

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