Whether you are gearing up to document New Year's Eve, Fourth of July or Memorial Day celebrations, you'll want to know how to photograph firework displays before taking aim at the night sky.
During this magical performance, Tinkerbell flies over Sleeping Beauty's castle during the evening firework show.
You'll be surprised how often you grab one for an evening concert in the park, a firework show or movie night.
Remember that even a cheap $2.00 firework has the power to cause serious harm!
If you're willing to spend some money, stock footage libraries such as iStockPhoto have video animations of firework celebrations available in a variety of formats and resolutions.
With a fireworks cake, you can decorate the surface to resemble just one round firework or frost a dark background and then decorate individual fireworks all over the cake.
Just make certain you play it safe by studying up on firework safety tips and protecting yourself and your family from getting hurt.
Still, once you learn how to photograph firework displays properly you can overlook distractions and focus on simple execution.
Learning how to photograph firework displays can be a breeze if your camera comes equipped with a built-in fireworks mode.
If you have never used fireworks or aren't sure how to use a particular type of firework, please read the safety page.