What Happens When You Take Long Exposures of Fireworks

#Photography

Wed, Aug 29th, 2012 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

Canadian photographer David Johnson has this mind-blowing gallery of long exposures of fireworks. David, who kindly permitted the above image to appear here, explains:

I would start extremely out of focus when the fireworks were shot up in the air. The second I heard an explosion, I'd quickly refocus so the tails of each light would converge into a fine point.

Thanks for the link, Paul.

  791

 

You may also be interested in:

Nighttime Pictures of Earth as Seen from the International Space Station
Using a 102-year-old Lens on a New Canon 5D MkII
Kite Aerial Photography: Using a Kite to Take Photos from Above
How to Restore Out of Focus Photos
Photos of Paris' Anonymous Railway Line