Have you tried photographing a fireworks display but end up with nothing but bright white spots instead of colorful bursts?
You are not alone!
It is a problem many photographers have experienced but we will share tips that have made us successful at fireworks photography.
You have all seen those incredible fireworks pictures and probably think that only a professional photographer with pro equipment could capture them. It turns out that anybody can capture amazing photos like that, all you need to know is the correct settings for capturing fireworks with your camera
How to Photograph Fireworks is created by three published photographers who have photographed fireworks over fifty times at Walt Disney World and Disneyland.
Every photo on this site and in the book were taken by the authors. By following the tips and settings discussed in the eBook, you will be able to capture photos just like this!
How to Photograph Fireworks includes seven full chapters and over 50 amazing photos. The book starts with an overview of equipment and takes you all the way to processing your photos.
The eBook contains almost fifty pages of details, tips, some bad humor and lots of great photos. Here is the chapter listing for the book:
Below are samples from the How to Photograph Fireworks eBook. Be sure to click on any of them to view larger.
By selling this information as an eBook instead of a published book, we are able to offer it at a much lower cost and also update the content when needed. Photography is always changing and we have made updates to the book twice since releasing it in 2011. Having it as an eBook also allows you to take it with you and reference the information on your iPhone, iPad, Kindle or other mobile device.
Best of all, having it as an eBook allows you to receive the book right away! Once your payment is processed, you will receive a link to download How to Photograph Fireworks as a PDF file.
How to Photograph Fireworks will take you through the entire process, starting with equipment and ending with processing your photo in Photoshop.
Some highlights that are covered in the eBook are:
How to Photograph Fireworks was written by three published photographers who all run successful web sites.
Tom Bricker's photography has been published in the Unofficial Guide Color Companion to Walt Disney World, The Unofficial Guide to Disneyland Paris, Popular Photography Magazine, Celebrations Magazine, and numerous other travel publications. He co-owns DisneyTouristBlog.com with his wife, Sarah, and is the Chief Photographer for TouringPlans.com.
Cory Disbrow and Adam Hansen are published East Coast photographers who run the web site DisneyPhotographyBlog.com, which focuses on tips for all types of photography as demonstrated through examples at the Disney theme parks. They have been featured on numerous web sites for the work they have done on the Disney Photography Blog. In the past they have organized photography events at Walt Disney World, released multiple Disney photography related eBooks and have a number of popular Disney photography based apps available for the iPhone and iPad.
"This is an excellent eBook on how to take better fireworks photos, especially at Disney theme parks. It is a thorough compilation of information and techniques, both for the beginner and the advanced photographer. I highly recommend this read to any photographer who wishes to delve into the fascinating and colorful world of photographing fireworks."
Bob Desmond, Disney Contract Photographer
"Fireworks Photography will save you money and time. It took me three trips to Walt Disney World to figure out how to take good photos of the firework shows. This ebook takes the mystery out of taking firework photos and gives you advice on how best to create good exposed and composed photographs which will astound your family and friends."
Scott Thomas, Picture This! photoblogger for AllEars.net
"Fireworks Photogaphy by Tom Bricker, Cory Disbrow and Adam Hansen is a great primer for photography newbies that want to take those amazing pictures of fireworks we see on the Internet but have no clue how to do it. The book covers all the bases of how to take really great photos and I can’t wait to try these tips and tricks out on my next trip to Disney’s Hollywood Studios!"
Matt Hochberg, Owner of StudiosCentral.com and Co-Host of WDW Today Podcast