Since I'd never tried fireworks photography before, I wasn't quite sure what to do---and I didn't bother reading up before I went. So based on a little advice from Javal last week, I used a tripod, manual focus (guessing at the "hyperfocal" point), and manual exposure. F-stops were from f/10 on up, and exposures were from 1 to 30 seconds. I used the mirror lock-up feature of the hacked 300D firmware, but still wished I had brought my homebrew remote shutter release.
I came up with a few decent shots. I shot "RAW", and the photos are unprocessed besides being converted to jpeg with default parameters and a 50% size reduction.
Entry first conceived on 5 August 2005, 5:00 UTC, last modified on 15 January 2012, 3:46 UTC
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