@campbellcameras
Essential Equipment
@campbellcameras
1
DSLR Tripod & Fluid Head
Fireworks
Example: Sony
Alpha SLT-A65 with
18-135mm Lens
C...
Pro Tip 1
2
@campbellcameras
Arrive early to scope out a location
Think about the objects you want
in your Foreground
Thin...
Pro Tip 2:
3
@campbellcameras
Shoot in Manual Mode Turn Flash Off or don’t
raise your flash.
Good settings to start with:
...
Long Exposure Tips
4
@campbellcameras
1. Always use a tripod
2. DSLR Remote Sutter is
helpful
3. Set a long shutter - 30”,...
Varying Your Focal Length
5
@campbellcameras
If you want a tight close shot, try using a
zoom lens that goes to at least 2...
Shooting the Finale
6
@campbellcameras
** Bulb allows the shutter to remain open
until the shutter button is released **
1...
THAT’S HOW YOU CAN ADD SOME
FIREWORKS TO YOUR LIFE THIS 4TH OF
JULY
4TH OF JULY CONTEST -
WIN A $25 CAMPBELL CAMERAS GIFT ...
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How To Add Fireworks To Your Life

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Learn some professional tips on how to use your camera to capture fireworks.

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How To Add Fireworks To Your Life

  1. @campbellcameras
  2. Essential Equipment @campbellcameras 1 DSLR Tripod & Fluid Head Fireworks Example: Sony Alpha SLT-A65 with 18-135mm Lens Campbell Cameras 525 Hunter Tripod Legs Vanguard PH-123 Video Head Remote DSLR Timer/Intervelometer for Canon
  3. Pro Tip 1 2 @campbellcameras Arrive early to scope out a location Think about the objects you want in your Foreground Think about the objects you want in your background Photo Credit: rentals.lensburn.com Photo Credit: billyspostcards.com *** Manually set the focus for your scene, before it gets dark ***
  4. Pro Tip 2: 3 @campbellcameras Shoot in Manual Mode Turn Flash Off or don’t raise your flash. Good settings to start with: ISO: 100 Shutter Speed: 1/2 or .5” F-Stop: F11 *** If photos are too dim, slow down your shutter speed (2, 5, 8”, etc.)***
  5. Long Exposure Tips 4 @campbellcameras 1. Always use a tripod 2. DSLR Remote Sutter is helpful 3. Set a long shutter - 30”, 60” 4. Set shutter to “Bulb” which means the shutter stays open as long as the shutter button is pressed Long exposures are good to capture city fireworks, family members setting off fireworks, and kids with sparklers. Photo Credit:Tedr.tumblr.com Photo Credit: jimmartinphotoblog.blogspot.com
  6. Varying Your Focal Length 5 @campbellcameras If you want a tight close shot, try using a zoom lens that goes to at least 200mm. When you change your focal length, you must refocus your shot. Photo Credit: wakpaper.com Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM Lens
  7. Shooting the Finale 6 @campbellcameras ** Bulb allows the shutter to remain open until the shutter button is released ** 1. Shoot in Bulb Shutter Mode Photo Credit: dpchallenge.com 2. Use a Remote Shutter Button DSLR Timer/Intervelometer for Canon 3. Hold down the shutter until the firework burst is done
  8. THAT’S HOW YOU CAN ADD SOME FIREWORKS TO YOUR LIFE THIS 4TH OF JULY 4TH OF JULY CONTEST - WIN A $25 CAMPBELL CAMERAS GIFT CARD TO ENTER: Use the tips in this slideshare to capture your own fireworks shot. Post them to our facebook page for your chance to win $25 www.facebook.com/campbellcameras

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