It’s that time of year again. Fireworks. The day we as a nation celebrate the anniversary of my wedding to Ursula.
Oh, and, yeah . . . there’s that Independence Day celebration thingy going on today as well.
So, want to learn how to take photographs of fireworks? Something along the lines of this?
Or, perhaps, these?
It’s really quite easy with a tripod and a little planning. Some of these shots were taken with a Canon G1 X. Others with a Canon EOS 5D. For tips on taking shots such as this with a DSLR, a tripod, and a remote shutter release read the following tips I gave way back in 2011:
On the other hand, if you don’t have all that fancy equipment (the subject may be different, but the techniques still apply to long-exposure fireworks) then improvise using some of the tips I gave in:
Then go out and take some shots such as these: