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Stunning Long Exposure Firework Photos

Stunning Long Exposure Firework Photos

Stunning Long Exposure Firework Photos

Fireworks are fantastic, but photos never quite capture them in all their glory. They mainly end up as 'blurry, 99% black with a few squiggles' attempts.

However, Canadian photographer David Johnson has created a unique technique to capture these incredible photos, taken at the International Fireworks Show in Ottawa, which really put our efforts to shame.

Johnson used a long exposure, with each shot lasting between one and two seconds; however, during the explosions he would quickly refocus - from an out-of-focus blur, to an in-focus point.

As you can see, these create a range of amazing images and shapes which show fireworks as you've never seen them before.

See our favourites below, and the full range here

Images: David Johnson

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