In case you missed the Cowes Community Christmas Celebration or if you want to look back and remember that beautiful evening, here are a few shots.
If you were wondering about shooting fireworks, here are my tips. Set up before they begin on a tripod. get your composition looking good and set your lens to infinity focus and put it in manual focus mode. Use a remote release in bulb mode.
- Bulb mode – I open the shutter and watch the bursts. I keep the shutter open until I think there have been too many (or just enough) in one patch of the sky that may cause over exposure. This usually amounted to a shutter speed between 4-10 seconds during the fireworks.