To get started with shooting dramatic fireworks, there are certain steps you should know. This post let you understand the method and shooting tips to get you started.
One of the main shooting tips is
Exposure mode Manual
Focus Mode Manual
TO IMPROVE YOUR SHOT…
- Experiment with different shutter speeds; try starting with exposures of 1-4 seconds to ensure the sky remains dark.
- Pre-focus at the
distancethe fireworks will be and switch the lens to MF to lock this in.
- For sharp shots, fix your camera to a tripod and trip the shutter with a remote release.
- Lens? use a good wide-angle lens. Sometimes, an
ultra wide-anglelens will give you an unexpected result. If you only have a kit lens, the 24mm or the widest you have can still give you greatphoto, just focus on the framing.
Top tip: Capture one or two bursts at a time, then try combining the shots in Photoshop using the Lighten blend mode