BetterPhoto Q&A: All About Photography: Photographing Specific Subjects: Taking Pictures of Lightning and Fireworks

  Discuss taking pictures of lightning and figure out how to take quality pictures of fireworks in this Q&A. For more information check out this article: 4th of July Photos: A Celebration of Light and Color!
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  How to Shoot Fireworks?
I have a Nikon D300 - a great camera but my amateur skills are not great. I want to take pictures...
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7/1/2008 6:53:26 AM
 
  Fireworks, Backlighting, Sharpness
Hi everyone,My arsenal includes a Nikon D80, Nikkor 50mm f/1.4 D AF, Quantaray 55-200 mm F4-5.6, ...
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6/25/2008 11:37:00 AM
 
  Colors Dull, and Background Not Bright
Hi: Thanks to all who helped. I did go and change my White Balance and it's better than the o...
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12/26/2007 4:45:10 PM
 
  How to Photograph Fireworks
I have Canon 20D, and want to photograph fireworks on the 4th of July. What lens can you recommen...
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6/28/2006 12:28:17 AM
 
  Photographing Fireworks
Does anyone know the best way to capture fire works? (Digital camera) Any advice would really be ...
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6/14/2005 1:17:21 PM
 
  Shooting Lightning
Can I capture lightning with a digital camera? I'm a weather fanatic, love tornados, lightnin...
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12/12/2004 6:47:36 PM
 
  How to Shoot Lightning?
I am wondering how to shoot lightning. What shutter and aperture, but more importantly. how do yo...
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11/16/2004 6:52:58 AM
 
  Upping the EV and Noise
Hi,I know that increasing the ISO will increase the noise.What about increasing the EV?(I current...
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8/18/2004 8:35:04 PM
 
  Tips on Shooting Lightning
Thank you for all of your great input. I have always wanted to shoot lightning. I was just wond...
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6/15/2004 3:19:14 PM
 
  Shooting Photos of Fireworks
I have a Canon Powershot S45 digital camera. What is the best setting for fireworks photos? Auto ...
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4/27/2004 12:31:28 AM
 
  How To Shoot Fire At Night With Digital
I am a firefighter and an amateur photographer. Occasionaly I travel to other towns when they hav...
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11/26/2003 3:35:04 PM
 
  How to Shoot Lightning
I am curious how to shoot lightning with low speed film (100 speed)....
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9/24/2003 9:05:36 PM
 
  D.O.F and Shutter Speed
Hi, I finally bought the Canon Rebel Ti and it is amazing -it can be operated manually to any ext...
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9/3/2003 9:28:39 AM
 

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