First Fireworks Shoot

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  1. cfusionpm

    cfusionpm TPF Noob!

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    Took these from a hill near my friend's place where they were shooting off fireworks yesterday. Never tried shooting fireworks before, but I read some tips for getting good ones. Of all the shots, I think these turned out the best. :)

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    1, 4, and 6 are my personal favorites. All of them range from 6-10 second exposures, except the last one, which is a 30-second. I think I'd like to try and shoot some more from closer up with my 10-22. Maybe I can catch one of the Sea World shows during the summer.

    All shot using Tv shutter speed priority mode, ISO100, and manual focus to infinity. 17-85 lens on 50D body.
     
  2. Arkanjel Imaging

    Arkanjel Imaging No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Good looking out on the location. Awesome perspective with the city lights in the lower frame. :thumbup:

    I used to think longer was better for firework exposures but you usually get too much going on. 5-6 seconds is plenty most of the time as long as you get the burst.
     

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