HOW TO MAKE SPARKLER MESSAGES *Use a tripod *Set camera mode to M (manual) *Set f/stop to f5.6 *Set shutter speed to 4" (4 seconds) or slower (make the shutter speed faster for more defined words) *Set white balance to Tungsten *Make sure everyone writes their letters backwards!

long exposure for sparklers. set camera mode to M (manual). set f/stop to f5.6. set shutter speed to 4" (4 seconds) or slower (make the shutter speed faster for more defined words). set white balance to tungsten. the love script in the middle is pretty awesome as she would have had to write it backwards! bottom two are like the fairy waved her magic wand around the couple!

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