Put on safty glasses. Put in ear plugs and a set of muffs over the top. Put a good leather glove on your shooting hand. Load gun. Find a tree the right size and throw your hand around it and let her rip. Naw just kidding ya..
They make stands that you can clamp your gun in and fire it from a distance if you so choose. They use them to test for accuracy with out the human element involed. They are a little pricy. Here's one.