Yokohama Fireworks Festival 2013

August 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

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Fireworks light up the Minato Mirai 21 area in Yokohama, Japan

The Yokohama Fireworks Festival 2013 was held this past Thursday and it did not disappoint!  Officially called the 28th Kanagawa Shimbun Fireworks Festival 2013, 15,000 fireworks bursts lit up the Minato Mirai area of Japan’s port city of Yokohama.  The 1.5-hour long show meant that I could play around with different lenses, exposures, as well as some combinations of creative focusing, zooming, and spinning (using the tripod-mounted lens collar of the 70-200mm)… here are some of the results, as viewed from the Yokohama North Docks: