is a grim comparison to the photo below taken by Christian Schenkl.
The photo that won 1st Place in the Flammende Sterne 2010 Photography Contest.
I did manage to take a video of the German Fireworks Exhibition. It wasn't just all bang-bang and exploding sounds. The pyrotechnic team coupled it with a beautiful repertoire of music and I think it was able to create that overall effect. Unfortunately, I can't upload my own video here so here's a video taken by gerografie and published on YouTube: