Fourth on Lake Austin

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If you want to see how I made this (and how you can too!), visit my HDR Tutorial. I hope it gives you some new tricks! I have over 21,000 unread flickr emails - sorry but I am too swamped - but most of you ask questions that are answered in that tutorial, so there it is! :)

As for the process, it was a tough night because I was on the edge of a bridge that was rumbling as cars went across. The evening was very windy, and there was a light driving rain right into my lens. I had to wipe down the lens after every few exposures and try to cup my hands over the top during the shot.

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  1. TheKittyGirl 34 months ago | reply

    One of the most spectacular fireworks shots I've ever seen! Bravo!

  2. john_sprocket 34 months ago | reply

    I love the composition and the color.
    How much post-processing was done here?

  3. Alpennys 32 months ago | reply

    amazing and i liked your HDR processing

  4. Chihchiang Yu [deleted] 31 months ago | reply


  5. Mary 01 26 months ago | reply

    Superb Image

  6. rogra1606 24 months ago | reply

    That's a great shot!

  7. Spodeworld 22 months ago | reply

    The pov really makes this image

  8. MikeHickmanPhoto 22 months ago | reply

    This is the shot that made me want to get into photography.

  9. Sergionza 22 months ago | reply

    beautiful shot!

  10. shootingdeathrays [deleted] 20 months ago | reply

    this is amazing

  11. Chris Pinchbeck 18 months ago | reply

    Brilliant image

  12. 75niner 2 months ago | reply

    There really is nothing better than watching the 4th of July fireworks from 360. Great HDR work!

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