The Smoke assignment was fairly easy. Almost all of the entries were of actual smoke, with only a few misty pictures and a smoke bush.
This is the corner of the stage at an outdoor concert in Quebec City. I like the contrasting colors and abstract shapes.
The tendrils are reaching out to grab the smoke. Four of the chosen entries were of fireworks.
This was taken during a photography hike along the Big Gunpowder when the air was hot and humid and the water was very cold. I like how the mist becomes solid in the distance, but I wish the fisherman was clearer.