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Sky lanterns: The difference between high and low quality

Published June 13th, 2011. Filed in: Articles & Information

Sky LanternsLewis Sellers from Night Sky Lanterns talks us through the differences between the low quality lanterns that have done so much damage to the industry and the higher quality lanterns that you should be concentrating your money on. Read the rest of this entry »

UKFR on YouTube – PBB Wheel

Published June 11th, 2011. Filed in: Fireworks Video

Catherine WheelNews about UKFR’s new YouTube channel which will enable us to share a huge back catalogue of previously unpublished fireworks fun! Read the rest of this entry »

12 Cue Firing System

Published June 8th, 2011. Filed in: Reviews & Product Tests

12 cue firing system12 cue remote firing system from Wireless Fireworks on test with igniters designed especially for consumer fireworks and home use. Let your fireworks off at the press of a button! Read the rest of this entry »

Wedding Fireworks

Published June 4th, 2011. Filed in: Displays & Events

Wedding Fireworks DisplayBehind the scenes at a Wedding display to mark the wedding of UKFR member Signum and his wife. Read the rest of this entry »

4 Cue Firing System

Published May 27th, 2011. Filed in: Reviews & Product Tests

Fireworks Firing SystemTesting a 4 cue wireless consumer system. Read the rest of this entry »

Choosing a tripod for photographing fireworks

Published May 14th, 2011. Filed in: Fireworks Photography Guides

Photographing Fireworks - Tripod AdviceAdvice on choosing a tripod suitable for taking photographs of fireworks. Read the rest of this entry »

Fireworks on Flickr

Published May 8th, 2011. Filed in: Fireworks Blog from the Editor

Fireworks on FlickrTo help me share my fireworks photos quicker and easier I have opened a Flickr account! Read the rest of this entry »

Painting with sparklers

Published May 6th, 2011. Filed in: Fireworks Photography Guides

Painting with sparklersLearn how to paint with sparklers to create some beautiful images which will also teach you some valuable techniques along the way. Read the rest of this entry »

Fireworks and white balance

Published April 25th, 2011. Filed in: Fireworks Photography Guides

The effect of white balance on fireworks photographsA look at how white balance can affect your fireworks photographs. With the help of red, green and gold sparklers, Pyro Pete takes a look at how these appear in five preset white balance settings common to most SLRs. Read the rest of this entry »

Camera settings: The magic numbers

Published April 25th, 2011. Filed in: Fireworks Photography Guides

Camera settings for fireworksRecommended shutter speed, aperture and ISO settings to get you started with fireworks photography. Ideal starting point if you are a beginner. Read the rest of this entry »

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