Photographing Fireworks in Tippecanoe County
As the 4th of July holiday approaches many people will go out to watch fireworks. I of course go out with the intent of photographing them. Last year on the 4th we made a trek down to the Wabash to watch the fireworks over the river. We braved the mud and the bugs to see them up close and personal. I was having some fun trying out some techniques to make the smooth lines that I love to see in firework photos. The photo above was one of my favorites from the night. Photographing fireworks is a lot about camera and settings, but luck also plays a part. The right firework needs to be shot without smoke and other fireworks to disrupt your view of it. I love the challenge of photographing fireworks, and tomorrow night I will try and find a spot to make an interesting photo from.
10 Tips For Better Firework Photos
Last year I posted ten tips for making better firework photos. These are not the only ten things that you need to do, but they are a good start. You can find that post here. I will also post the tips below again since they may come in handy tomorrow. Continue reading