Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: LR Fireworks Capture

  1. #1
    Tin Can's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2011

    LR Fireworks Capture

    What are your suggestions?

    Is B&W a bad idea?

  2. #2
    Gary Beasley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Marietta Ga. East Cobb.

    Re: LR Fireworks Capture

    Its been done, and can look good. What do you want to acheive?

  3. #3
    Corran's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    North GA Mountains

    Re: LR Fireworks Capture

    Standard 100-speed films, f/5.6 or so, and just hold the shutter open. Don't let it go for too long, or it'll just be a giant mess of light. Also watch out for smoke. If you have an auto-cocking shutter, you can make multiple exposures. Shoot lots of film as it won't be easy to judge success till you develop. Nothing wrong with b&w if you want.

    Linhof MT, 75mm f/4.5 Biogon, Portra 160VC:

    Pentax 67ii, 55mm, Provia 100F:

    Bryan | Blog | YouTube | Instagram
    All comments and thoughtful critique welcome

Similar Threads

  1. New Years Fireworks? Film? Settings? Suggestions? Tips?
    By l2oBiN in forum Style & Technique
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 5-Jan-2012, 20:07
  2. Digital Capture vs. Film Capture...the PRINTS...
    By Findingmyway4ever in forum On Photography
    Replies: 131
    Last Post: 23-Feb-2009, 18:59
  3. Fireworks!! :)
    By sdwfx in forum Style & Technique
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 4-Jul-2008, 14:19
  4. Fireworks question...
    By Joe Forks in forum On Photography
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 5-Sep-2007, 19:18


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts