Fourth of July Fun: Photographing Sparklers

Fourth of July Fun: Photographing Sparklers

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Jennifer Hunter
Jul 3, 2013

Amateur photogs, listen up! Stock up on sparklers this Fourth of July to create some super-cool, original photos with sparklers and a few easy-to-follow instructions.  

Photographer Beth Peters explains how, with a little prep, a tripod and any camera with manual settings, you can successfully photograph the fiery swirls to capture any design you can create.  She walks you through f-stop, ISO and other technical settings that may trip you up.  And should you still have trouble, she includes some super-helpful troubleshooting tips and solutions. 

Now you can savor sparklers all year long!

See the full set of simple instructions at This Work is Getting to Me.


(Images: This Work is Getting to Me)

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