I've been to two sets of fireworks so far in June - and we haven't even hit the 4th of July! These fireworks are from Summerfest's Big Bang fireworks display on the Milwaukee Lakefront.
I took my photos from a spot near Milwaukee's Discovery World Museum, the cool looking building on the right. It's a great place to catch reflections in the water. A TV crew from channel 12 also had a camera nearby, which is why there is a "12" projected onto the museum.
For years now I've enjoyed photographing fireworks, playing with settings and techniques and exposures. Photographing fireworks is so much more rewarding using a digital camera then when I did this with film. My biggest hint : use a tripod...
Other then trial and error, does anyone have hints on finding the best spots to take firework photos?
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