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Old Dec 30, 2006, 9:42 PM   #1
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I want to use my 70-200 F4 L (non IS) lens to photograph fireworks tonight. I read up on all the settings and have that worked out. However going on where we will stand I will need this focal length. People have told me that its no good for fireworks shots, not good unless in bright light . I dont know as Ive only had the lens 2 weeks . I will have a tripod and be doing bulb exposures so what difference would there be to any other lens any help would be welcome here
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Old Dec 30, 2006, 11:05 PM   #2
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Use a wide angle as well, with the 70-200 you willbeable to zoom in and isolate an area. I would experiment withshutter speeds as withlong expousures times fireworks will tend to look like blur of light, try shorter times as well. I would also shoot in RAW so you can correct the exposures later as with long exposure times and mutiple fireworks going off your images will probably be overexposed.
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