On this 4th of July I went to Long Beach CA to shoot the firework show at the Queen Mary.
Shooting fireworks can be tricky but really isn’t that hard. It’s important to shoot with a fairly stopped-down aperture and a slow shutter speed. Most of these photos were shot at around an f/16 with a shutter between 10-30 seconds. For these photos, I also shot with bracketing of 3 photos at two stops. The camera was set to aperture priority. This gave me three shot all with slightly different shutter speeds for more variety.
Camera used: Canon 5Dmkii
Lens: Canon 70-200 F2.8L IS II
All the photos were shot at 70mm on the lens. The vertical shots were cropped in.
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