Happy 4th

Uploaded: July 04, 2017 | Entered: July 04, 2017 09:38:37


Fireworks over the San Francisco Bay, shot a few years ago. They will probably be fogged out tonight. (When it's foggy, they still do the show, shooting lower so they can be seen beneath the fog. But it's not the same at all.)

Happy Independence Day to the US folks!

Elements of Design

Exif: F Number: 16, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 17/1 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II


Heidi R. Geise level-classic July 04, 2017

Very nice and happy 4th to you. I am going to take your settings and try to get a shot tonight. #1690469

Martha R. Mazon level-classic July 04, 2017

Thanks Heidi! I used "bulb" setting with a wired remote to control the exposure manually. After a few shots I get the idea of how long to keep the shutter open given the particular fireworks exploding (since some are bigger and brighter). #11616951

Carol Quina level-classic July 04, 2017

Very neat. Hope the fog clears for a few hours tonight. #11616978

John Connolly July 04, 2017

You certainly captured a spectacular display here Martha! What a superb fireworks image! #11617081

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures July 04, 2017

Outstanding fireworks capture Martha, the color and timing are perfect!!! #11617102

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic July 04, 2017

Festive and beautiful, Martha! Happy 4th!!! #11617177

Patrick Rouzes level-classic July 04, 2017

A spectacular, crystal clear, & skillful shot, Martha. Amazing in every way! #11617216

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