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HAPPY July 4th, 2013 - share your firework photos here
« on: July 04, 2013, 02:52:22 PM »
Happy July 4th to all US shooters ;)

Would like to see your fireworks or any Independence day activities photos here.

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HAPPY July 4th, 2013 - share your firework photos here
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Re: HAPPY July 4th
« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2013, 03:29:39 PM »
Happy 4th of July to our neighbors!  :)

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Re: HAPPY July 4th, 2013 - share your firework photos here
« Reply #2 on: July 04, 2013, 03:59:29 PM »
Happy July 4th to all US shooters ;)

Would like to see your fireworks or any Independence day activities photos here.

Likwise, Dylan. Not much activity for me today. Mostly some needed R & R from work. Nice flag!

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Re: HAPPY July 4th
« Reply #3 on: July 04, 2013, 04:02:35 PM »
Happy 4th of July to our neighbors!  :)

Thanks for the sentiment Click :). Very thoughtful of you.

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Re: HAPPY July 4th, 2013 - share your firework photos here
« Reply #4 on: July 04, 2013, 04:14:33 PM »
Happy July 4th to all US shooters ;)

Would like to see your fireworks or any Independence day activities photos here.

Likwise, Dylan. Not much activity for me today. Mostly some needed R & R from work. Nice flag!

Yeap...my 2yrs daughter has high temp due to ear infection. My wife is out the town. I been playing barbie, tinkebell and tea party with her since 8AM. Can't wait for the wife to be home :-\

No firework photos for me this year :(



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Re: HAPPY July 4th, 2013 - share your firework photos here
« Reply #5 on: July 04, 2013, 04:38:19 PM »
Happy July 4th to all US shooters ;)

Would like to see your fireworks or any Independence day activities photos here.

Likwise, Dylan. Not much activity for me today. Mostly some needed R & R from work. Nice flag!

Yeap...my 2yrs daughter has high temp due to ear infection. My wife is out the town. I been playing barbie, tinkebell and tea party with her since 8AM. Can't wait for the wife to be home :-\

No firework photos for me this year :(

Sorry, Dylan :(  Here in the Southeast we have had so much rain lately, and it puts a damper on fireworks celebrations. :D  Amazingly, I have not heard one firecracker or rocket go off today! Very unusual for this area. At least I dont have to worry about my house burning down ;D

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Re: HAPPY July 4th, 2013 - share your firework photos here
« Reply #6 on: July 04, 2013, 05:29:39 PM »
We have so many fireworks displays around here that our town (a suburb of Kansas City) had ours early (June 22!). This was the first time I've tried to shoot a fireworks display and it was fun and easy. Shot with a Canon 6D, 24-70L 2.8, ISO 100, f4.0, and shutter around 2 seconds (my wired remote failed during setup, so I couldn't use bulb mode but had to resort to longish shutter times). I've shot lightning several times in the last year, so my remote had quite a bit of workout, but not as much as I would have expected before failure. I ordered another and am ready to go for tonight's fireworks!

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« Reply #7 on: July 04, 2013, 06:03:26 PM »
We have so many fireworks displays around here that our town (a suburb of Kansas City) had ours early (June 22!). This was the first time I've tried to shoot a fireworks display and it was fun and easy. Shot with a Canon 6D, 24-70L 2.8, ISO 100, f4.0, and shutter around 2 seconds (my wired remote failed during setup, so I couldn't use bulb mode but had to resort to longish shutter times). I've shot lightning several times in the last year, so my remote had quite a bit of workout, but not as much as I would have expected before failure. I ordered another and am ready to go for tonight's fireworks!

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.496464730419524.1073741831.386011424798189&type=1

Nice photos, Doug.  Every year I plan on going to a fairly big fireworks display at Fort Jackson here in Columbia, SC and taking photos. I have kept tips on how to shoot fireworks, some of them from members here at CR.  I also keep meaning to join the procrastinators club but never seem to get around to it. The show might be rained out anyway this year. I can hear thunder & rain as I write this. Good luck on your next shoot 8)

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Re: HAPPY July 4th, 2013 - share your firework photos here
« Reply #8 on: July 05, 2013, 12:24:20 AM »
These are from the fireworks display tonight on Lake Austin.  Normally, I go by boat, but this year I decided to go by land and take a few pictures.



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Re: HAPPY July 4th, 2013 - share your firework photos here
« Reply #9 on: July 05, 2013, 01:36:02 AM »

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5.6 sec, f/9, ISO 100, 45mm

4.1 sec, f/9, ISO 100, 45mm
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Re: HAPPY July 4th, 2013 - share your firework photos here
« Reply #10 on: July 05, 2013, 02:59:13 AM »
Great captures over the water! Here are mine from the neighbors' fireworks.
 

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Re: HAPPY July 4th, 2013 - share your firework photos here
« Reply #11 on: July 05, 2013, 03:21:20 AM »

Canon 6D, EF 24-105, 8.8 sec, f/9, ISO 100, 40mm

5.6 sec, f/9, ISO 100, 45mm

4.1 sec, f/9, ISO 100, 45mm

is that a 4th of July palm tree? looks cool!
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Re: HAPPY July 4th, 2013 - share your firework photos here
« Reply #12 on: July 05, 2013, 05:18:46 PM »

Canon 6D, EF 24-105, 8.8 sec, f/9, ISO 100, 40mm

5.6 sec, f/9, ISO 100, 45mm

4.1 sec, f/9, ISO 100, 45mm

Really beautiful shots. Great work :)
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Re: HAPPY July 4th, 2013 - share your firework photos here
« Reply #13 on: July 05, 2013, 06:19:39 PM »
For everyone wondering how they get all the pretty colors. This isn't actually mine, but sharing because it's pretty relevant.

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« Reply #14 on: July 05, 2013, 06:40:07 PM »
Both taken at Walt Disney World in Florida
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