fireworks

You photographed fireworks – now what?

We all love to get out to try and capture the spectacle of fireworks during the Fourth of July holiday. Sometimes we do better than others. And, sometimes we’ve done

Happy Fourth of July, from Photofocus!

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

Weekly Wrap-Up: June 23-29, 2019

This week, Julie Powell explored how to create and use presets in Lightroom Classic, Vanelli taught us about how to get a reliable backup solution on the cheap and Bob

Get fired up for fireworks

Fireworks come but once a tear for many of us. It calls for specialized settings in order to get the most out of our 30-40 minute opportunity each year. I

Photographer of the Day: cinzio Farinelli

Category: Celebrations Photographer: cinzio Farinelli Photo: “pirotecnica a moncalieri..” Whatever the reason, pyrotechnics are always a fun way to celebrate. Whether it’s small, handheld sparklers or big fireworks, they really can

When Sparks Fly: Fireworks Photos Re-Imagined

It’s that time of year when we anticipate the joy of seeing magnificent displays of aerial pyrotechnic art. Fireworks are among the most visually arresting spectacles of light we can

Create Your Own Fireworks Grand Finale

Last weekend I spent time in Chicago for the Out of Chicago Conference. On my last night there, fellow author Levi Sim and myself hosted a photowalk for attendees. Our

How to Photograph Fireworks on the 4th!

Happy Summer! It’s time to capture some of the beauty in the sky above you, as we celebrate Independence Day. These techniques work anywhere in the world. The photo above

The Best Method For Fireworks

The Fourth of July is this coming Tuesday. It’s America’s biggest party and we love to celebrate with fireworks. Making a good fireworks picture is satisfying and difficult. So here

Tips for Shooting Fireworks!

It’s that time of year again. Independence Day is almost here. All over the U.S. there will be amazing displays of fireworks. Photographer’s naturally want to make the best possible