It was an accident... by marlboromaam

It was an accident...

With my settings, but I'm posting it anyway because - when I saw it on the screen, it reminded me of an amusement park at night and my youthful summers at Myrtle Beach... Back in the 60s and 70s, when it was still a small place with a small town welcoming feel. I never go now - too big - too commercial - too many people. But back then, those rides on that great big wooden roller coaster, named the Swamp Fox, while hearing the DJ spin those records in the music booth broadcast on those big speakers was like a little piece of heaven for a teen... I always thought this was the perfect roller coaster song - starting nice and easy and then breaking loose, like Ike and Tina sing it - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hzQnPz6TpGc

Nine years ago today - Thoughts from Cloe - Day 6 - https://365project.org/marlboromaam/365/2012-01-21
I love all that diamond like bokeh
January 21st, 2021  
@kjarn Thanks, Kathy! I probably couldn't do it again if I had to. LOL!
January 21st, 2021  
I catch your reference - does give that look. Marvelous glistening.
January 21st, 2021  
@milaniet Thank you, Milanie!
January 21st, 2021  
You make fantastic mistakes : Yes I like the shine and glistering, but when viewing it on black I love the brown tones of your background. Fav!
January 21st, 2021  
@dutchothotmailcom You are so sweet, Esther! Thank you very much!
January 21st, 2021  
I like it
January 21st, 2021  
I like it
January 21st, 2021  
I see an amusement park at night too! I love this shot. So nice with all the bokeh. Fav
January 21st, 2021  
You are so right, love all the sparkles.
January 21st, 2021  
oh what a perfect accident - love it!
January 21st, 2021  
Great shot
January 21st, 2021  
Now that is what's called a Happy Accident!
January 21st, 2021  
Wow. Now try and repeat it.
January 21st, 2021  
Great narrative. And shot.
January 21st, 2021  
Fav. By accident or not it's an amazing shot. Nice story.
January 21st, 2021  
Stunning image... at 6 Flags we have The Great American Scream Machine... very cool wooden roller coaster built in 1973... always loved riding it but haven’t been there in many, many years.
January 21st, 2021  
Looks great BoB
January 21st, 2021  
All our "accidents" should look this good!
January 21st, 2021  
sparkly!
January 21st, 2021  
@danette Thank you, Danette!

@pdulis Thank you very much, Peter!

@sherimiya Thank you very much, Sheri! Really appreciate it.

@ludwigsdiana Thank you so much, Diana!

@koalagardens You're sweet! Thank you very much!

@bkbinthecity Thank you, BKB!

@aikiuser LOL! Thank you, Jenn!

@wakelys Thank you very much, Susan! I'm not sure I could even if I got the settings screwed up. =)

@johnfalconer Thank you, John!

@sangwann Thank you very much, Dione! Very kind.

@kvphoto Thank you very much, KV! I think I was only at 6 Flags once and I was about 12. I liked the old wooden coasters so much. Sad, they've torn most of them down.

@k9photo Thank you very much, Kate!

@njmom3 Right! Thank you very much, Nada!

@lynnz Thank you, Lynn!
January 21st, 2021  
Instant fav! And I love your narrative. Brings back memories of Opryland USA and Miracle Strip in Panama City.
January 21st, 2021  
Beautiful details.
January 21st, 2021  
It's stunning gorgeous!!!
January 21st, 2021  
@linnypinny Thank you very much, Lin! I went to Opryland one time back in the early 70s. Was a very cool place!
January 21st, 2021  
@mittens Thank you, Marilyn!

@axika Thank you very much!
January 21st, 2021  
Bokehtastic. So clever to have created this amazing effect. Fav
January 21st, 2021  
@lucycameron Thank you very much! Very kind. =)
January 21st, 2021  
So pretty! Fav
January 21st, 2021  
@craftymeg Thank you so much, Margaret!
January 21st, 2021  
Great bokeh - and I can see an amusement park too.
January 21st, 2021  
@wag864 Thank you, Kas!
January 21st, 2021  
@marlboromaam I think the Scream Machine is still there but the newer Georgia Cyclone, also a wooden coaster, was decommissioned. I have a feeling too many people were injured on it... not sure but that is what I think.
January 21st, 2021  
@kvphoto Sad! When people have to act like idiots - they'll get hurt and rather than making people behave, they just take away the fun. It's the way of the world now.
January 21st, 2021  
Great pov and focus.
January 21st, 2021  
@haskar Thank you very much!
January 21st, 2021  
Really nice viewed on black
January 21st, 2021  
@samae Thank you, Sarah!
January 21st, 2021  
wow, really fantastic....fav
January 21st, 2021  
Magical, love it
January 21st, 2021  
@santina Thank you very much, Santina!
January 21st, 2021  
@yoland Thank you!
January 21st, 2021  
Huge fav! This is just magic!
January 21st, 2021  
@joysabin Thank you very, very much!
January 21st, 2021  
FAV! So pretty!
January 21st, 2021  
this is brilliant, you have created a masterpiece ...a maggiepiece one could say
January 22nd, 2021  
Wonderful shot and great description. Thanks for sharing it!
January 22nd, 2021  
@kwind Thank you very much!

@phil_howcroft Not me! Thank you very, very much, Phil! =)

@jnorthington Thank you very much!
January 22nd, 2021  
Definitely a happy accident. I love how the droplets catch the light and fade into that lovely bokeh. And Tina rocks the heck out of Proud Mary.
January 22nd, 2021  
@cdcook48 Thank you very much, Chris! She does.
January 23rd, 2021  
Fav, it looks magical !
January 23rd, 2021  
@cocobella Thank you very much, Corinne!
January 23rd, 2021  
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