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Fireworks from the firer’s viewpoint

Published March 31st, 2012. Filed in: Displays & Events, Fireworks Video

The view of a low noise wedding fireworks display from the firer’s own helmet. Plus, a unique close-up view of some lancework! Read the rest of this entry »

Importing Fireworks

Published March 12th, 2012. Filed in: Articles & Information

Jordans Fireworks take us behind the scenes  in the lengthy process of importing new fireworks into the UK. Read the rest of this entry »

1st Galaxy Fireworks Go To Cannes

Published September 5th, 2011. Filed in: Displays & Events

Lee Smith from 1st Galaxy Fireworks reports on his team’s experience at Cannes in July 2011 firing at the Festival D’Art Pyrotechnique. Read the rest of this entry »

Fireworks – Stacking techniques and fisheye lenses

Published August 23rd, 2011. Filed in: Fireworks Photography Guides

More photo stacking to create stunning images. In this quick look at some wedding shots I’ll discuss the role of wide angle lenses and the flexibility offered by stacking images afterwards rather than take very long exposure shots at source. Read the rest of this entry »

Rocket Aerial Video

Published August 7th, 2011. Filed in: Articles & Information

Attempts to capture video from consumer rockets using miniature key fob cameras, duct tape and a large field. Read the rest of this entry »

Putting sky lanterns under the spotlight

Published August 6th, 2011. Filed in: Articles & Information

Chinese LanternsUKFR member Chris KoF has used the Freedom of Information Act to go digging behind the scenes of the debate over the use of sky lanterns and reports on his findings. Read the rest of this entry »

Firework Safety

Published July 21st, 2011. Filed in: Fireworks Blog from the Editor

Where to find safety advice on UKFR and why you should read it. Read the rest of this entry »

Fireworks Photography: Merging Images

Published July 19th, 2011. Filed in: Fireworks Photography Guides

Post production technique to improve your images. Read the rest of this entry »

Plymouth Fireworks

Published July 17th, 2011. Filed in: Fireworks Blog from the Editor

Plymouth FireworksFireworks in Plymouth – One of the best free to watch events in the UK. Some information about this year’s events and where you can watch it from. Read the rest of this entry »

Indoor Fireworks

Published June 19th, 2011. Filed in: Reviews & Product Tests

Indoor FireworksThree different indoor fireworks packs on test. Each one is fired and filmed. Read the rest of this entry »

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