Posted by / 7/09/2013 / 9 Comments /

Fireworks Photography

Today I'm sharing a bunch of photos I took of fireworks on the 4th of July. We watched fireworks on both the 3rd and the 4th. That meant that I had a "practice shoot" on the 3rd, experimenting with camera settings, angles, etc, and then on the 4th I set up my tripod and got some amazing shots. I'm thrilled with how they turned out.

I also had a really hard time narrowing down the photos to post. ;)

While we were waiting for the show to start, I did a little bit of light painting. This is what you get when you combine the self timer + the flashilight on my cell phone:

Did you take any firework photos?
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  1. Those photos are gorgeous!!! I certainly can see them used in a mixed media project. Thanks for sharing them!!!

    1. thanks! I love how they turned out.

  2. Your photos look awesome, Katie! And I'm so sorry I missed your question to me on Twitter- I actually didn't see it until a couple of days after the 4th. :(

    1. Thanks, Melissa! No worries about the tweet. I ended up using my zoom lens, which I think worked pretty good. :)

  3. Oh my goodness! They're awesome! And soooo clear! I'm jealous! ;P

  4. These are fabulous! What camera do you use?

    1. Hi Paige, I have a Canon Rebel T3. :)


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I'm Katie, the artist behind the blog Punk Projects. I love everything crafty, I drink tea all day long, I'm a bit of a nerd, and I usually have ink or paint on my hands.

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