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      07-04-2012, 10:59 PM   #1
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4th of July Photos

Figured a lot of us were going to be out shooting pictures tonight so I thought it'd be a good idea to create a thread for all of us to post them in. So lets see what you guys shot!

Here are mine from the local show:


4th of July Fireworks by Seminolez, on Flickr


4th of July Fireworks by Seminolez, on Flickr


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Nice! How did you get rid of the brightly lit smoke?
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I'll bite.
I did some experimenting and the first one was cropped heavily and had ISO of 400.
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Nice! How did you get rid of the brightly lit smoke?
I didn't do it on purpose . They just happened to come out with very little smoke in them naturally. I shot at a narrow aperture, between f/13-f/22 depending on the photo. I had my remote trigger and I would watch the fireworks go up and then right before I would think they were going to explode I would press the trigger and only leave the shutter open while the fireworks were going off.

I think the way they were being shot off helped too. As opposed to one continuous volley of fireworks they would shoot off a grouping and then there would be a 5-10 second delay between the next one.

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I did some experimenting and the first one was cropped heavily and had ISO of 400.
I like 3 and 4 the best!
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#4 is currently my FB pic.
I think you can see all of the pics I took.
http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?s...9371770&type=1
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#4 is currently my FB pic.
I think you can see all of the pics I took.
http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?s...9371770&type=1
Yeah 4 is amazing!
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