How to take fabulous photos of fireworks!

How to take fabulous photos of fireworks!


Want to know how to take some kick-ass photos of fireworks this Fourth of July and Canada Day? Here’s how!

Katy Perry:

‘Cause baby you’re a firework! Come on show ’em what you’re worth. Make them go, ‘Ah, ah, ah’
As you shoot across the sky-y-y!

Canada Day and the Fourth of July are right around the corner, and you know what that means: FIREWORKS!

Here’s how you can snap some amazing photos of fireworks without lookin’ like a chump as you celebrate how truly epic your country is.

Safety disclaimer: Shooting things like smokebombs or fireworks or any kind of thing that involves fire/exposives can potentially be dangerous if you get too close to what you’re shooting. You don’t need to get terrifyingly close to get your perfect shots: safety first!

Rapid-fire AKA Burst Mode!

If you’re ever taking shots of something that’s constantly moving or changing direction (like a firework!) then holding down the shutter button for some quick-and-easy rapid-fire is a really good call!

Whether you’re shooting with your iPhone or a DSLR camera, one thing to keep in mind is that you can always go back and delete a bad photo, but you can’t go back and make a good photo appear if you never shot it.

TLDR; it’s easier to shoot a ton of photos to get one prize-winning one than to shoot a minimal amount and get a few mediocre ‘meh’ shots.

Try using rapid-fire shooting both zoomed in and from a bit further away from the fireworks display to see which distance gives you the better quality for photographs.

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