This week in the United States we’ll celebrate our nation’s independence. In Philadelphia, America’s birthplace and its first capital, that means after a concert at the foot of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, with more than a half million people in attendance, all will also enjoy one of the largest, most spectacular fireworks displays in the nation, with many more watching on television.
If you’re in Philadelphia, look for me shooting the festivities and fireworks, just southeast of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Here are some of my tips so you can photograph the fireworks near you like a pro, using your digital camera: Continue reading…
Heads up! Orlando’s theme parks are preparing for their Independence Day fireworks extravaganzas.
Pyrotechnics expert Andrew Hage checks the connections of several fireworks at the top of SeaWorld’s 400-foot-tall Sky Tower. In the distance is Manta, the park’s new roller coaster. SeaWorld has special fireworks displays this July 4th weekend. The sky-filling displays can be seen at 10:30 p.m. today and tomorrow. Our friend John Frost over at the Disney Blog has a roundup of all the other Fourth of July shows.
And speaking of Manta, as you read in this morning’s interview with Robert Niles, his readers named the new coaster their top pick for best coaster of the summer. Here’s a video we recently shot of the ride.