Submit :
News                      Photos                     Just In                     Debate Topic                     Latest News                    Articles                    Local News                    Blog Posts                     Pictures                    Reviews                    Recipes                    
  
Simple rules for fireworks photography during festive season
During Dussera-Diwali-New Year festive season, whether you are a casual or professional photographer, fireworks are a good subject to experiment with. One may get good results, If a few simple rules and guidelines are followed.

If you get a unhindered place on the top a building nearby the display of fireworks, you will end up with some amazing aerial shots of exploding colourful lights from the fireworks.

You must use a tripod stand with a long exposure from few seconds for a single explosion mid-air. You may try very long exposure from 20 to 45 seconds, to get a sequence of the display. To avoid the camera shake completely, use a shutter release cord or a remote release. Moreover, set your camera to the lowest available ISO value.

If you do not have the tripod and remote release, you may use a firm rest to cut down on camera shake. At times a little and gentle camera shakes on the firm rest create a bit jagged streaks of light that can be very interesting.

Adjusting ISO is very important, lower ISO is a must for a longer exposure time to have sharp images. You can also compose the shots by including buildings and people in the shots if shooting from the ground with a tripod. With a little experimentation and practice one can become reasonably good in shooting fireworks when an opportunity arises.

COMMENTS (0)
Guest
Name
Email Id
Verification Code
Email me on reply to my comment
Email me when other CJs comment on this article
}
Sign in to set your preference
Advertisement
merinews for RTI activists


Advertisement
Not finding what you are looking for? Search here.