4th of July Fireworks Photography – Quick Settings Guide


Fireworks photography quick camera settings guide

  1. Turn off Flash
  2. Set Cameras to manual mode (or Aperture priority)
  3. Set your ISO to 100-200
  4. Set your aperture to 11-16
  5. Set your shutter speed to “bulb” and take exposure of 4 to 10 seconds (depending on fireworks pattern & interval)
  6. Use a remote or cable Release if you have one
  7. Use a tripod (if any) or put you camera on a steady object (car, wall, rocks)
  8. A standard kit zoom lens (18-105) is enough for most situations.

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