Capturing photos of fireworks is a challenge that can be mastered easily with the right equipment and settings on your camera. Click through the photos above to read a short tutorial to help you capture the rockets' red glare on the Fourth of July.
- Camera: Either a point-and-shoot or a SLR (single lens reflex).
- Tripod: To keep the camera steady and prevent motion blur.
- Flashlight: To see the camera settings in the dark.
- Wireless Trigger or cable release: Not vital, but it helps prevent camera shake if you have one.
Try it out!
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