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 4th 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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Fireworks show in Downtown Park is scheduled to start around 10 p.m.
Lake Boren Park in Newcastle
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.