Sorry for not posting earlier, I had some problems with dasBlog! (or rather FreeTextBox). Anyway they are resolved now (thanks to a helpful
The photos below are from RiverFire 2006, a fireworks show that is run every year in Brisbane in Australia. The photo on the left shows the Story Bridge lit up with fireworks and the picture on the right shows a F-111 Aardvark doing a fuel burn across the night sky.
You can see some more great pictures at this official photo site, they make some pretty nice desktop backgrounds.