John Harvey Photo

August 2006Go to Slide Show

Fireworks and ...


Celibration of Light

Kayaker At Sunset
This year I only got the chance to see one set of fireworks.  I've taken a lot of photo of fireworks so doing something new is hard, but I like a bit of a challenge.  Last year I noticed some nice wide angle shots before the smoke built up that I didn't have the lens to capture so I started with wide angle shots.

Wide Shot Blue FireworksWide Shot Red Fireworks


I also wanted to try "macro" work - taking tight shots into the fireworks.  Exposure on film is a pain but with digital you can tune pretty quickly.
 
Rain Over BurstsShiney Blue ExplosionsSmattering Of Stuff

After a while the smoke was too thick so I started doing traditional barge + top type shots.  These are the classic shots that I made in the past.

Few Levels From BargeColoured Tufts From Barge
 
And finally on the walk home, I noticed a thick congregation of boats coming up false creek after the fireworks were over.  I got out the tripod and took some longer shots.  Lots of fun!

Smoke Behind CityHelicopter Over City
 
 



Kayaker At Sunset
Tags: kayaking, sunset
Helicopter Over City
Tags: city, long exposure, Vancouver
Rain Over Bursts
Tags: fireworks
Coloured Tufts From Barge
Tags: fireworks
Smoke Behind City
Tags: boat, city, light streaks, long exposure, Vancouver
Wide Shot Blue Fireworks
Tags: city, fireworks, Vancouver
Shiney Blue Explosions
Tags: fireworks
Wide Shot Red Fireworks
Tags: city, fireworks, Vancouver
Smattering Of Stuff
Tags: fireworks
Few Levels From Barge
Tags: fireworks
Tags: fireworks(7), city(4), Vancouver(4), long exposure(2), sunset(1), kayaking(1)
From: John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2016 to 2005 > August 2006

Leave a Comment

Some HTML allowed: <b>, <code> <em> <i> <strike> <strong>, but most isn't.  Text length is limited.  comments from first time authors will be reviewed before being posted. comments with swearing or painfully poor spelling will probably be rejected.


Last Modified Tuesday, June 9th, 2009 at 01:13:43 Edit
Copyright and Contact Information.