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Androo 9 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2008 11:35PM
This is a fantastic shot, don't often see fireworks captured so clearly. Nice one!
Androo

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12 Aug 2008 11:35PM
excellent fireworks are ace may i ask if you had it on manual or apeture
Dawn
samsalt 7 24 1 England
12 Aug 2008 11:36PM
Superb ! Good technique, well executed.

MrN
Shroomer 9 14 167 England
12 Aug 2008 11:37PM
This is absolutely tremendous especially as you have the fireworks in uniform positions
Richard
pixor 11 181 Australia
12 Aug 2008 11:50PM
Great composition too - the silhouettes of people make it stand out from other firework photos.
spectacular shot, well done
Marian Plus
10 62 England
12 Aug 2008 11:57PM
Glad you like the image.

Dawn, I had my camera on a tripod, ISO 100, F11, and Focused manually.

I don't usually go manual as what I think is in focus, often isn't, but all the information on the "threads" on this site suggested manual. So that's what I did. I wasted the first few minuites of the display getting the focus right, then left the settings as they were, and simply used the remote, to shoot away.
I will let you into a secret, during the 3 displays (it was a competition between 3 teams, each having a 10 minuite slot) I ended up taking just over 200 shots, out of which I had 30 good ones. Some images just didn't have enough light, or bursts of fireworks, whereas others had so much, making the whole thing look a mess - but those are the ones I put in the delete bin!
Hope this helps Dawn.
13 Aug 2008 1:09AM
Stunning upload marian gr8 colours love it well captured regards
Mike
cassiecat Plus
7 39 46 England
13 Aug 2008 2:18AM
what a great event to attend, another good one.
13 Aug 2008 7:43AM
A great event by the looks of it, and an even better photo! Excellent work Marian.

Fran
13 Aug 2008 7:53AM
Wow, this is even better than yesterday's. Such a great shot, good symetry, nice light tracks, good focus. Very well done!
Johanna
13 Aug 2008 9:47AM
incredible capture
bayleaf 8 8 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2008 11:40AM
This is a beauty.

John.
lovely shot again you have the hang of that technique
lonely_oryx 8 61 54 England
13 Aug 2008 12:33PM
Exciting image
13 Aug 2008 1:57PM
Wow that is so fab, you have really caught the moment, wish i was there to have seen it, it looked so sparkly and colourful ^_^
pamelajean Plus
10 949 1781 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2008 5:30PM
An exceptional image, what an interesting technique, and you pulled it off beautifully.
foggytwo 12 36 1 Scotland
13 Aug 2008 7:16PM
You did really well to get this wonderful shot Marian,nicely done.
Pete.
13 Aug 2008 8:30PM
great captures .
eve.
13 Aug 2008 10:32PM
These shots are brilliant, I will use this technique next Nov 5th

Susan
13 Aug 2008 11:57PM
Dazzling, such a beauty
Mandy
janet 13 27 England
18 Aug 2008 2:00PM
This is a stunning image Marian!

Jan.
Pegon Plus
10 78 1 England
21 Aug 2008 10:07PM
Brilliant.
Pete.
Leightonhs Plus
9 155 1
22 Sep 2008 12:32AM
Wow, looks like an impressive display!

Well caught there.

-Leighton.

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