Sunday, January 4, 2015

Fireworks


BANG! There goes another one,
Screaming as it goes.
It's getting high,
Up in the sky,
And fizzle - there she blows!



WHOOSH! Up high above the house,
Behind a trail of sparks.
Yellow, orange,
Red and white,
Exploding in the dark!





My first ever try at using the fireworks setting on my camera,
and finally understanding the values of a tripod.

New years eve 2014 - Manly

11 comments:

  1. On a cold, dark, rainy day here, these look wonderful.

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  2. Great fireworks photos! I've tried photographing them too and its very tricky.

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  3. Lovely photos! (nice job with the tripod!) Happy New Year.

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  4. I always look forward to the first fireworks of the New Year from Sydney on our television here in US. Your photos are magic! Lovely. Happy New Year Deb.

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  5. Super shots Deb, the Sydney New Year fireworks are such a treat, I love when they cascade over my favourite bridge!

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  6. Thank you everyone. Yes it's much trickier than I thought to photograph fireworks, though I'm pleased with my first attempt. The great thing about photography is it easy to learn by your mistakes ;)
    And I do admit that I think that the Sydney fireworks are the best too (though I may be a tad biased)

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  7. Congratulations - these are great images. I slept through the NYE celebrations! Warm regards

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  8. Splendid job with these photos. I would not have guessed it was your first time snapping fireworks, had you not said so.

    Our town as a small New Year's Eve fireworks show, too, but I never seem to be well enough on the health front to attend. I had high hopes for this latest one, but alas, no dice. Oh well, there's always next year!

    I hope that 2015 is already off to a sparklingly fantastic start for you and that each day will bring positive health, happiness, and many reasons to smile your way!

    ♥ Jessica

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  9. Great photos! Thankfully we don't get any here over the holidays as the cat hates the noise.

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