How to capture fireworks

10 Aug

“To get the best result, you need a SLR camera, a tripod, shutter release cable, long-range lenses, and patience,”

Jakarta, 10/8 (Clickfotografi)- As newbie photographer, capturing fireworks is a difficult thing to do. In fact, to capture fireworks is an easy thing to do if you know the trick.

Andrew Hudson gives his tips and trick just for you. To get the best result, you need a SLR camera, a tripod, shutter release cable, long-range lenses, and patience. To capture fireworks, you need a SLR camera with range speed around 2 until 30 second. You can not find this feature in common pocket camera.

Fireworks - good preparation is needed to capture good fireworks photograph. photo/ lieanaaiven.com / Liena Aiven

Tripod is useful to make the camera stand still, it gives you a sharp results of picture. Meanwhile a shutter release cable is needed to activate the shutter button without touch or move the camera.

The last thing that you need is patience since you never know when the fireworks will be blow, while your purpose is to capture the blows. To get the best result, you can play with different diaphragm (f8 is the best diaphragm) and the zoom settings. (Indriani Eriza/ translate by Sari Kartijsoeparto)

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