One of the traditions in the south is to instill in their children the heritage of the civil war, commonly referred to as the war of northern aggression. I normally don't take these type of shots but was asked by the exhibitors to snap a couple during the re-enactment. I wish it was later in the year as the dead grass distracts from the photo. I was trying to capture the fire coming out of the tube and the fuse, although I wish I could have been a tad to the right to capture the fuse more it was too dangerous. The glow of the smoke was a nice extra. Love some C&C here. Meta Data: 1/1000 shutter 6.3 f stop ISO 400 Focal length 70mm No post processing done yet, just resized to 8x10 aspect ratio and copyright added in batch processing.