The Most Stunning Photos of Fireworks Don’t Have a Lick of Color
by Laura Mallonee, July 4, 2016
“Every other photo of fireworks looks pretty much the same—a burst of color against a dark sky. There’s nothing at all original about it. That’s what Damion Berger thought, too.
Still, that didn’t keep him from grabbing his camera to photograph the display that followed Sting’s concert in Monaco in 2008. Berger figured it would be a throwaway pic, but when he saw the negatives, inspiration struck. “Black and white generally casts a nostalgic tone, but in the negative it’s electric, vibrant, modern and unfamiliar,” he says.”