Wanna go halfsies on some fireworks?

Seattle-based photographer Andrew Waits’ recent photo series (entitled “Boom City“) gives a very different perspective on the typical July Celebration. Visualizing the pyrotechnic components that date back to the Song Dynasty. On a brooding black, their inner power is laid bare for inspection.

freedom is for the people
yet i must stand on my toes
for such limitless skies are not meant
to bend for the low

Happy Independence Day