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Photographing Fireworks: The Right Gear, Location, and Techniques for Capturing Beautiful Images by Alan Hess

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Fireworks Basics

The Challenge of Capturing Light in Motion

People are drawn to fireworks displays. The rockets shooting skyward, exploding in bright flashes of color as they drift back to earth, are endlessly exciting. Fireworks are not common occurrences because they signify special occasions and events. The special nature and rarity of these impressive pyrotechnic displays has created a drive to capture and record the colorful explosions and impressive colors against the night sky. With the techniques and tips in this book, you can learn to capture frame-worthy fireworks and create lasting memories.

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A Brief History of Fireworks

Fireworks have ...

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