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Old Jul 2, 2007, 7:40 AM   #1
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I came across this set of suggestions for photographing fireworks and thought it timely.......



.... actually - continue to scroll down on his page as he has quite a bit of information on various photography topics.
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Old Jul 3, 2007, 8:01 AM   #2
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Actually hate to say it but practice makes perfect.... very rare you might get it right the first time..... last show after several got it right on near every shot...helped fast lens but but also several years of practice and getting better as well as better gear.

But a few MUSTS

MF set to infinity ( unless maybe you are at the launch point)

Shorter the FL prime the better (Deeper DOF at INF).... as long as still fills the frame.... do NOT use a long ZOOM and expect much.... no make that anything really

DO NOT PAN... anticipate (may miss a few but oh well) ..... or be real good at freezing before hitting the shutter.... and SR helps but not if still moving.

Actually last statement a little incorrect.... BUT DO be frozen where it will ultimately end likely.... actually anticipating panning ahead.

Fast lens helps.... Kit lens MAY do.

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