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Old 01-30-2013, 08:14 PM   #16
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Just wondering what setting and lens people are using to capture wishes?
Tom Bricker does great fireworks photos. He has an eBook on his site showing how he gets those shots. I've tried shooting some of my own and they're OK, but nothing like Tom's work. He's phenomenal at fireworks, so I'd suggest you learn from one of the best.
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Old 01-30-2013, 09:11 PM   #17
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Great post and responses. Hopefully I'll be able to get photos of Wishes this summer. My last trip we ended up switching nights for the parade and fireworks when we were at thE MK, so unfortunately I didn't have my DSLR and tripod with me.

We are going mid June, so the crowds level will be high. Any suggestions of where to shoot from? Advice on best way to position a tripod and at the same time keep them out of the way of others?

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One thing I did last year that helped a lot was to watch a video of Wishes on YouTube several times before our trip. Kind of helped me get an idea of what was going to happen at certain parts of the show.
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Old 01-30-2013, 10:34 PM   #19
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Thanks phootochick.

And I'll just add. Don't forget to bring that nice little bracket that attaches your camera TO the tripod.

Sounds simple, right?

Don't ask how I know this. You know, other than common sense.
I learned this lesson myself one time. It also doesn't matter what settings you use when you forget the memory card.
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Old 01-31-2013, 12:01 AM   #20
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But I got a Black Rapid strap last year so that wasn't possible.
I use a black rapid strap but keep my Manfrotto tripod mount attached at the same time with and adapter. I can't forget it, since it's always attached.

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc..._200PL_14.html

It's basically a beefier screw, that replaces the screw on the tripod mount (bracket).
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