5D & 4th of July Firework Photos

Started Jul 19, 2008 | Discussions thread
Rob Kircher
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Re: 5D & 4th of July Firework Photos
In reply to Fawad, Jul 20, 2008

I think most of your shots look just fine and personally I like a few of them with the tree and lighter sky. Adds some interest to the images.

As to settings. I shot the FW in Williamsburg, VA this year. I set my camera, 1DM3, to F/8 at ISO 100. Shutter to bulb. I used my remote release and held the shutter open from 2 to 4 seconds depending on the bursts. As to focus I set the lens, 17-40, to manual, focused on infinity and then backed it off just a tad.

Here's a few samples.

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