Phoenix rises from the flames at Gloucestershire bonfire
Amataur photographer Adam Da Silva was stunned to capture an amazing photograph of a phoenix rising from the flames of a bonfire in Fairford.
Mr Da Silva, 45, was at the bonfire with his daughters Brianna, 16, Rosalie, 15 and Isabella, three when the phoenix rose from the flames.
He used a Canon 7D digital SLR camera to capture the impressive image.
He said: "I was trying to get a picture of Guy Fawkes falling down but then I spotted something round the other side of the bonfire.
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"I quickly made my way over and took a few snaps of the flames.
"It was only when I got home that I realised how clear the shape of the dragon was.
"It happened so quickly, it just danced across the bonfire for a couple of seconds."