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first time shooting firework C&C welcome
Posted By: magicman, 07-10-2008, 01:06 PM

hey guys here some pictures i took on the 4th. this was my first time shooting fireworks so any comments would be greatly appreciated.








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07-10-2008, 01:55 PM   #2
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best fire works i have seen so far. jimbo
07-10-2008, 01:56 PM   #3
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really beautiful shots!
great job!!!

that last shot would've been awesome if it was complete
looks like a palm tree
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3,4,5,6 are the best for realz.
nice work for a first timer!

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very nice shots...I also just shot my first set to..... there on here somewhere

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Great shots !!!!!!
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thanks everyone greatly appreciated.i was suprised how hard it was to keep the right shutter speed. just to let you guys know i was using a k100d super with a 28-200 sigma lens with a uv filter.
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first time shooting fireworks eh? doesn't seem like you had much trouble judging by these shots... (#5 is my fav)

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I agree, with Dan. For a first timer you rocked. Nice job.
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I liked these too. I noticed from the EXIF data that you used a range of settings - proving again that there are many ways to get excellent results.
Looks like it was a good show!
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thanks for the comments i actually took alot more picture and the show was long so i got a chance to mess with a bunch of settings these we some i thought were the best.
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Marco, for a 'first timer' you sure nailed the technique for fireworks. Excellent shots!

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Ditto what everyone else said. Good stuff, Marco.
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I really like them, they look like neon palm trees.
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