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  1. tirediron

    tirediron Watch the Birdy! Staff Member Supporting Member

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    As always, comments, critique, etc, always appreciated...

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    awesome shots. love the colors against the night sky.
     
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    Amazing photos! Wish mine would turn out that good. Nice job!
     
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    tirediron Watch the Birdy! Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Thanks!
     
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    i love the fireworks photos! Where are they taken? Reminds me of the HSBC celebration of lights I saw many years ago at Vancouver, BC sitting at English Bay.
     
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    Nicely captured.

    When was this taken?
     
  7. tirediron

    tirediron Watch the Birdy! Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Taken at the Esquimalt Lagoon, Victoria for the Canadian Naval Centennial celebration.
     
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    These are great. Were you shooting these in bulb, or experimenting with different speeds? Focused to infinity?
     
  9. tirediron

    tirediron Watch the Birdy! Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Thanks - I was using my stock formula for fireworks: All settings (including focus) on manual. Lens focused and confirmed at infinity, aperture f8 (or thereabouts) and shutter-speed generally between 2 and 3 seconds (depending on the nature of the fireworks; most of these are 2.5 seconds).
     
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    Nice, I just wrote an article on fireworks. Care if I link to your post here? Or if you want, would you care to leave a comment at the article with this stock formula that works for you?
    Myfotoguy: How To Photograph Fireworks
     
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    tirediron Watch the Birdy! Staff Member Supporting Member

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    By all means; link, copy, whatever works best for you.
     
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    Thanks, I quoted you and gave a link to your gallery.
     

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