Day 189 (7 July 2012) Fireworks! – SailFest 2012


Today Was spent enjoying the festivities of SailFest 2012 here in the Groton/New London, CT area.  I started the morning watching the OpSail 2012, which is a parade of “tall ships” including the Coast Guard Cutter, Eagle, a US Navy amphib, and several others.  Then I went to downtown New London to see the street fair, then back to the Groton side for the fireworks!

Below are a few of my Fireworks images, but I did shoot all the events of the day (though it’s now past midnight, so I’m not gonna review/edit all 200+ photos from today right now!). I think tomorrow I’ll do a supplement with other images from the day, and maybe a brief tutorial on how I shoot fireworks (based on tutorials I’ve read, and my limited experience).

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18 mm (cropped), 3 sec, f/10, ISO 100 (SailFest Fireworks)

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18 mm (cropped), 6 sec, f/10, ISO 100 (SailFest Fireworks)

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18 mm (cropped), 2 sec, f/10, ISO 100 (SailFest Fireworks)

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18 mm (cropped), 13 sec, f/11, ISO 100 (SailFest Fireworks)

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9 thoughts on “Day 189 (7 July 2012) Fireworks! – SailFest 2012

  1. Pingback: Day 189 Part II – Sail Fest 2012 | 365 Photos by Jeremy

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