British Firework Championships, 2012

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Its that time of year again and The British Firework Championships took place at Plymouth Hoe on the 14-15 August 2012. I only managed to see the first day due to bad weather and managed to capture some of the sights on my Canon 550D. This year I decided to try and film one display in HD to firstly experiment with this medium and secondly also see how the camera coped with capturing the difficult dark and light flashing conditions. I filmed the display by Phoenix Fireworks which had an exciting finale.

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British Firework Championships, 2011

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A couple of weeks ago I went to see The British Firework Championships, at Plymouth Hoe. This is the first year I have seen the fireworks since taking up photography as my new hobby. I discovered that taking shots of fireworks is pretty tricky in regards to allowing enough light into the camera and not over exposing the picture, but nonetheless I did manage to get some good shots. Check them out on my Flickr stream.

The shots were take with my relatively new Canon 550D.

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