Fireworks in the Highlands of Ecuador

Fireworks, Cruz Loma Village, Cotopaxi Province, Ecuador, shot during the local festivites.

All villages here have their festivities, mostly with fireworks, food, dancing, village bulls and loads of fun. They sometimes last a few days sometimes just the one, it all depends on the village. But they are all fun and there is loads of local participation. This is a photo of fireworks, taken from fairly close by, tripod and f/5.6,  1/2.5  shutter speed,

There is a man in the middle of all the sparks.

They build large structures called castles, this one having six levels, and on each is an array of fireworks. This particular design also rotated.

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