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Happy Fourth of July, from Photofocus!
Bring your sparkler photos to life with Plotagraph
No fireworks to photograph this Fourth of July?
Celebrate the red, white and blue with these Fourth of July deals
You photographed fireworks – now what?
Happy Fourth of July, from Photofocus!
Portrait Tips: Sparkler portraits
Four creative techniques for photographing fireworks
Creating Dynamic Portraits with Sparklers
Happy Independence Day from Photofocus plus Photographing Fireworks
When Sparks Fly: Fireworks Photos Re-Imagined
Fast & Easy Tips for Photographing Fireworks this Fourth of July

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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 better than we thought. Let’s talk about some post-processing ideas.

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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 fireworks. Red, white and blue parades. And more fireworks. If

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Portrait Tips: Sparkler portraits

Photographing fireworks is one of the most fun things you can do on the Fourth of July — but it’s also a great way to ruin your family fun. While everyone is trying to enjoy the show, you’re sitting there

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Creating Dynamic Portraits with Sparklers

Happy Independence Day! You’ve got a terrific opportunity to make some fun portraits with fireworks. Kids love sparklers, and when you show them what you can do with sparklers, flash and a couple of seconds, they will get excited and

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Fireworks and Camera Motion Makes for Dramatic Possibilities

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 experience. Like most things visually fascinating, photographers want to capture

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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 small group was able to check out the University Club,

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A Complete Guide to Photographing Fireworks

Here is a complete guide to making great fireworks photos.  I hope you can use this advice to make some great memories over the holiday. The folks at Macphun also have a great sale on their software, a how-to video,

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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 fireworks. Red, white and blue parades. And more fireworks. If

Read More
Sparklers-1-2

Portrait Tips: Sparkler portraits

Photographing fireworks is one of the most fun things you can do on the Fourth of July — but it’s also a great way to ruin your family fun. While everyone is trying to enjoy the show, you’re sitting there

Read More
Sparklers-1-2

Creating Dynamic Portraits with Sparklers

Happy Independence Day! You’ve got a terrific opportunity to make some fun portraits with fireworks. Kids love sparklers, and when you show them what you can do with sparklers, flash and a couple of seconds, they will get excited and

Read More
Fireworks and Camera Motion Makes for Dramatic Possibilities

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 experience. Like most things visually fascinating, photographers want to capture

Read More
OOCSummer17-1703-Edit-3

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 small group was able to check out the University Club,

Read More
fwbanner

A Complete Guide to Photographing Fireworks

Here is a complete guide to making great fireworks photos.  I hope you can use this advice to make some great memories over the holiday. The folks at Macphun also have a great sale on their software, a how-to video,

Read More
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Fireworks! Bring Out Your Colors

Independence Day fireworks displays happen in a couple of days. An almost unimaginable number of photographs will be made of these blazing bursts of colorful light and smoke. Sadly, what we remember of these magnificently ephemeral moments just aren’t what

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Post July 4th Firework Images

July 4th has come and gone, and if you’re like me, the fireworks are an excuse to whip out the camera, and go outside! Here are a few of my favorite firework images that I took.

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