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

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

by Alan Hess

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In Photographing Fireworks, author and photographer Alan Hess teaches you how to capture stunning photos of fireworks displays, offering helpful tips to guide you in the field. Alan covers the equipment setup that you’ll need to snap the perfect shot, as well as the fundamentals of exposure and composition. He shares the trick to getting just the right amount of exposurea key factor in shooting the light trails of fireworks against the night skywalking you through using the manual exposure and bulb settings on your camera. Finally, he discusses practical considerations for shooting such an ephemeral and challenging subject in crowds and at night, and how to get the best shots you can during the finale of a show.

Follow along with Alan Hess and you will:

  • Learn to use your camera’s settings to get the perfect exposure to capture fireworks and other light trails
  • Get tips to ensure that you find the best location, orientation, and aperture adjustment for your images
  • Gain practical on-the-ground strategies for before, during, and at the end of the show

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780133562507
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 08/13/2013
Series: Fuel
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 99998
Sales rank: 696,156
File size: 47 MB
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About the Author

Alan Hess is a San Diego-based photographer specializing in concert and live-event photography. He has photographed hundreds of concerts in clubs and arenas, including some of the biggest names in music, ranging from Justin Bieber to The Who. Alan is currently the house photographer for a large venue in Southern California where he photographs a wide variety of concerts and events.

When he isn't out shooting concerts, he is writing. Alan has authored numerous photography books, covering such topics as concert photography and the basics of exposure and composition.

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