pictures of rockets in muh pocket
July 3, 2003 5:04 PM   Subscribe

How to photograph fireworks. Courtesy of the New York Institute of Photography.
posted by riffola (7 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
I remember taking two rolls of film as a teen one July 4th, after reading some tips like this. My dad brought the photos home from Costco and gave me shit for "wasting film on 48 blurry shots of garbage".

There were a few keepers in the lot though.
posted by mathowie at 5:14 PM on July 3, 2003

Nice timely link, riff...thanks! And on the theme of fireworks, here's a fun little flash fireworks thingie that is rather amusing - my nieces liked it!
posted by madamjujujive at 5:32 PM on July 3, 2003

So cool, madam!!! Hey everybody, click on madamjujujive's link!
posted by mr_roboto at 6:29 PM on July 3, 2003

madamjujujive is why I love America.

and, um, riff is why I love Mumbai.
posted by Pretty_Generic at 7:01 PM on July 3, 2003

madamjujujive, that was pretty incredible - worthy of a front page post in it's own right! Thanks!
posted by gd779 at 9:32 AM on July 4, 2003

Just a mention that for the nostalgic among us, the last picture on the original linked site is a beaut. Thanks, riff.
posted by Dreama at 3:39 PM on July 4, 2003

Another goodie - java this time.
posted by theora55 at 7:05 PM on July 4, 2003

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