Olympic Opening Ceremony-London 2012. This series of photographs shows each of the 204 copper and steel petals of the Olympic cauldron being lit before being lifted up to form one giant flame. Designed by Thomas Heatherwick.
London 2012 Opening Ceremony - Picture shows a general view of the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium, July 27, 2012. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT)