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Cool Link: Capturing Fireworks with Your iPhone Camera

Submitted by on July 3, 2011 – 12:24 am

Fireworks shot with my old iPhone 2G

This weekend, there are a lot of fireworks celebrations here in the US. Many of us will be capturing photos with our iPhones as our main camera. A couple of years ago, I was able to capture okay fireworks images with the inferior camera of my iPhone 2G (see above). This year, I’m looking to capture much better ones with the far superior camera of my iPhone 4.

TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog recently posted a great blog post on how to get better fireworks photos with your iPhone. If you’re out shooting the holiday with your phone, it’s an essential read.

Click here to read “Capturing the “rocket’s red glare” of fireworks with your iPhone camera this 4th of July” by Mel Martin.

UPDATE 07.03.11 @ 13:45: Yahoo Tech just posted a great overall post on getting better photos of fireworks. Although it’s written with all cameras in mind, many of the tips are applicable for mobile phone cameras as well.

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Marty Yawnick

Marty is a self-employed graphic designer in the Fort Worth/Dallas Metroplex. He is an avid Rangers baseball, Chicago Cubs, Packers and Highbury Arsenal fan. In addition to capturing random moments with whatever camera is close by (usually his iPhone), his other interests include coffee, film, music, and traveling in seats 5E and 5F with his fiancé.