Here’s How To Take Amazing Fireworks Photos This Fourth Of July

Friends don’t let friends take terrible photos

We’ve all been there. It’s July 5. You’re scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed, your Instagram account, and your Twitter timeline trying to find something interesting. But there is nothing to be had because it’s all one long stream of terrible, horrible, no-good photos of blurry fireworks.

This Fourth of July do yourself and the world around you a giant favor: Learn how to take awesome photos of fireworks and share these tips with everyone you know.

All you need are a few simple tools:

  • DSLR camera
  • Tripod
  • Remote control
  • Piece of matte black cardboard

Next, learn what the buttons on your camera actually mean. Finally, have a simple understanding of timing (because timing is everything). Check out this super easy to follow infographic from Epic Presence to help you take the best fireworks photos of all time.

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