The trees in the foreground add a surreal quality.
“Being close to the display isn’t always a good thing – in some cases, it’s better to be further away, because you can photograph lots of fireworks at once.
“Here, I was almost underneath the fireworks and I had to anticipate where the rocket was going to explode. I pointed the camera at where I thought the next burst would be, and when I heard the rocket screaming off, I pressed the shutter. Don’t wait until you see the explosion, because that’s far too late!”
Camera: Lumix TZ-5
Images copyright © Colin Woolf