The anticipation was palpable and the mood festive. The location was scouted in advance and was deemed perfect. The tripods were carefully placed and Chris and I had five cameras between us - surely, we would get a shot worth viewing. Well the best laid plans were all for nought. Apparently, the guys in charge of lighting the fireworks had a diferrant trajectory in mind. That is when the scurrying began. We traversed the undulating parking lot for a better angle in the dark, carring camera's on tripods and hoping for the best.
These final minutes of the firework show were captured on video using a Fuji xt-3 shooting at 4K at 30fpm.
The still images were taken with a Nikon D810 and a Tamaron 15-30mm wide angle zoom lens at 30mm. Most exposures were taken at 1/2 sec, f2.8 at 1600 ISO.
Fireworks at Lake Blue Ridge
The views were spectacular in Tennessee looking over the Taccoa/Ocoee River!
Time to click for the sky and the leafs, they were incredible in 2018.
The Florida Panhandle! Click the image for more.
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