I’m so excited to share these images from our traditional trip to the July 4th Fireworks in Frankfort Michigan! Although I am primarily a portrait photographer I started out in landscape photography and still return to my roots in photography often. On this great evening I was treated to a gorgeous Lake Michigan sunset before a spectacular fireworks display. I’ve shot fireworks a few times but after reading an article (I’m ALWAYS reading up on photography) I decided to try longer exposures this time. I love the results and I hope you do too. These images are also for sale at the Fireworks gallery here on my website. I’ve got a lot of nature images from the UP, Pictured Rocks, Empire Bluffs, Pyramid Point, and more to add there as well. Contact me at email@example.com for information on prints, canvases, metal prints, wood mounts and more!
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For those that are interested I shot these with a Canon 5D Mark III, 24-70mm 2.8 L at f/16, ISO 100 – 200 with shutter speeds between 2.5sec and 5 seconds. Here is one of the fireworks articles I read. Have fun shooting!
Quite a show by Mother Nature!
Then an amazing show sponsored by the Frankfort – Elberta Chamber of Commerce! You can see the Frankfort Lighthouse here, as well as the end of the breakwater in Elberta with the purple firework in this image.
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