Capturing fireworks on camera is a challenge that can be mastered easily with the right equipment and settings on your camera. Here is a short tutorial to help you capture the rockets' red glare this Fourth of July.
- Camera: Either point-and-shoot or an SLR.
- Tripod: To keep the camera steady and prevent motion blur.
- Flashlight: To see the camera settings in the dark.
- Wireless Trigger: Not necessary but it helps to prevent camera shake.
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- Gene Coulon Park opens at 7 a.m.; Fireworks begin at 10 p.m.
- The Downtown Park firwork show is set for 10 p.m.
- Fireworks show begins at 10 p.m.
- Fireworks starts at 10 p.m. at Sammamish Commons
- Fireworks display begins at dusk near Tolt-Macdonald Park
- At Boom Park at the top of Lake Washington, show begins at 10 p.m.
- At Marina Park, show begins at 10:15 p.m.
- Gasworks Park or Lake Union Park, get there by 10 a.m. (yes, you read that right), show is at 10 p.m.