This year I read a number of articles about proper techniques for taking pictures of fireworks. One key element that I could not control was location. Family obligations kept us a little further away so I included a stretch of beach with some people in the distant foreground. The wind was blowing off shore so the streaks are heading west to east (right to left as you view them.) These were all taken in the range of f/6 and 2-2.5s at ISO 100.
A year ago my friend Pat, a real photographer, posted this piece on his blog reflecting on taking pictures at our son’s funeral. […]
In addition to the reenactment of the Battle of Gettysburg there is also the simple beauty of the countryside.
When I started shooting and developing my own film and images (following in my older brother’s footsteps) we only used B&W. It […]
I am very fortunate to be able to travel for Penn State this summer. I was recently named as chair of Freiburg […]