How to Photograph Fireworks (tutorial)

  Since I only get to practice my¬†firework photography skills a few times per year, I find myself frantically trying to remember my set up at the last minute each time. So, to make life easier in the future, here is a recording of what I did to get the firework shots this Fourth of … Continue reading How to Photograph Fireworks (tutorial)

Jacksonville Fireworks Display: July 4, 2016

I really love Jacksonville’s fireworks displays! This¬†southern city shoots off their fireworks over the St. Johns River, right in the heart of downtown. With a back drop of glittering skyscrapers and bridges, I can’t help feeling like I could be in New York instead of Florida. The fireworks usually go up from three barges floated … Continue reading Jacksonville Fireworks Display: July 4, 2016

Jacksonville Thanksgiving Fireworks Display 2014

 Jacksonville puts on the best fireworks display ever, and especially the Thanksgiving weekend fireworks display is the one that takes the cake. The fourth of July is tame compared to Turkey Weekend in River City.  It’s hard to believe that we have lived here 6 years already, but we have–and for 6 years we have … Continue reading Jacksonville Thanksgiving Fireworks Display 2014

Jacksonville Thanksgiving Fireworks Display 2013

Each year we head downtown to watch the Thanksgiving fireworks display over the Saint Johns River in Jacksonville. We’re lucky in that we get a bird’s eye view from my husband’s office in one of the towers. Here are some photos of this year’s event. (I especially like the ones of the fireworks bursting at … Continue reading Jacksonville Thanksgiving Fireworks Display 2013