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How to Photograph Fireworks – Everything You Need to Know

Photographing fireworks can sometimes work in horizontal orientation, but you will find vertical compositions to give you more headroom.

NIKON D700 + 70-200mm f/2.8 @ 90mm, ISO 200, 5 sec, f/10.0

Wondering about how you can photograph fireworks on 4th of July, New Year or some other event / occasion? In this article, we provide detailed information on how to best capture fireworks, what type of equipment to use and what camera settings to use during the process. Although the process is relatively simple, there are some things that might be worth considering, as outlined below.

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