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Summer is here! In this region, summer is the season that brings everybody outside to enjoy the natural wonders of the area. The boats are on the water, the hots and hamburgers on the grill, cold beverages all around; friends and family are with us.

We also have the biggest party of the year; The Ring of Fire, on July 3. The 4th of July holiday is one of the busiest picture taking days of the year. One of the things I enjoy is taking pictures of is the fireworks and the action around the lake. There are fireworks everywhere you look, and they go on for hours. This is a great time to go get some exciting pictures.