I hope you had a good 4th of July holiday.
We traditionally try to blow things up in some sort of epic fashion, but this year, our celebration had to be a little bit low-key, with a new baby in the house. Rather than brewing up quasi-legal explosive mayhem in the countryside, we stayed home and shot off small stuff, while I smoked a couple of racks of ribs (with menthol filters, mmm.) One new wrinkle to our fireworks this year was capturing some of the action in extreme slow-mo using a high-speed (480 FPS) camera. Behold:
Watch for the dragonfly at 4:13!