On this date in 1776, the Declaration of Independence of the United States was declared. 243 years later, we’re celebrating America’s birthday in the way we know how — with fireworks. Red, white and blue parades. And more fireworks.

If you plan on making photos of this evening’s or weekend’s fireworks, we’ve got some great tips for you. Check out some of our recent Fourth of July articles below to get you started in making something truly unique in celebrating our country!

Don’t forget to share your favorite fireworks photos to our Flickr group!

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Lead photo by Scott Wyden Kivowitz