Fourth of July Fireworks @ Centennial Olympic Park

Obviously yesterday was the 4th of July.  I for one love the holiday, that is when I get to actually celebrate, and really enjoy seeing the fireworks.  I love photographing the lights as well. Fortunate for me, the senior editor at CNN last night was up for me shooting the fireworks so we’d have something in-house to put on the website.

Fireworks always pose a bit of a technical challenge, in that you have to planned your shots before you even know where in the sky the explosives will be going.  I knew I was going to need a large depth of field and a long shutter speed, so I cranked down my ISO to about 200 and shot in RAW so I’d have some flexibility if my settings were a little off.  Everything worked great though and I’m really happy with the results.  Here are a bunch of my favorites.


7 responses to “Fourth of July Fireworks @ Centennial Olympic Park”

  1. Debbie Weiss Avatar
    Debbie Weiss

    These turned out great, Josh!

  2. Billo Avatar

    Great series Josh! Love them all.

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  4. Elizabeth McDonald Avatar
    Elizabeth McDonald

    Great photos, Josh! You do a great job, as always!

  5. Darlene Seminko Avatar
    Darlene Seminko

    Beautiful photos !!

  6. Jenny Malkiel Avatar
    Jenny Malkiel

    Amazing!!! :)