So You Think You Want to Become a Pyrotechncian?

“The thrill of blowing up things,” “appreciative gasps of delight from the audience,” “fun way to use my science degree” – these are all personal reasons for getting into the industry as mentioned by practicing pyrotechnicians.  Do you want to take your firework...

Somewhere Over The Transient Rainbow

The ‘Transient Rainbow’ is another oldie but goodie ‘explosion event’ created by pyrotechnic performance artist, Cia Guo-Quang. The famous firework show creator, best known around the world for his work at the Beijing Olympic, has literally set the art world on fire! ...

Remembering Memorial Day With Fireworks

Memorial Day is an important way to honor the brave men and women who have died in military service for the United States. The day was first enacted to pay tribute to the Union soldiers of the American Civil War and, after World War 1, was used as an umbrella...

Kiwi Fireworks

Sometimes a firework photos all look alike to me. At other times, they are amazingly unique and worth a special post.  In the case of this photo of a firework show near Wellington, New Zealand, a picture is worth a thousand words – and watts! Wellington is the capital...

Go Out With a Bang!

Face it, all of us are going to die sometime, why not say goodbye to the physical constraints of this earthy existence with a spectacular firework send off. If you’re thinking, ‘is this what I think it is,” then you are correct! You can now plan a funky funeral that...