Posts Tagged ‘fire’

Photos Created by Coating Negatives with Gasoline and Setting Them On Fire

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Lisle, Illinois-based photographer Peter Hoffman‘s “Fox River Derivatives” project is a series of abstract photos that question mankind’s relationship with natural resources. The photographs have a strange purple bubbles and colorations across the surface that are the result of an interesting technique: these images are what you get when you burn your negatives.
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Photos of a Chicago Warehouse Turned Into an Ice Cube After Major Fire

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This past Tuesday, a major fire gutted an abandoned warehouse in Chicago. More than 50 fire companies and nearly 200 firefighters were summoned to the scene to battle the blaze. What’s interesting is that temperatures in the area were so low that the water used to put out the fire quickly froze, turning the building into a giant block of ice.
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Creative Macro Shots of Sculpted Burning Matches

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Russian photographer Stanislav Aristov’s matches series has been getting some well-deserved attention lately. To create these sculptures, he bends and molds the matches while they’re burning. He then photographs them, as well as the flames and smoke, using a macro lens and studio flash. Read more…

Wedding Photographer’s Hair Goes Up in Flames As the Bride Walks the Aisle

Wedding photographers are supposed to stealthily document unique moments, not become part of them. Unfortunately, the latter is what photographer Jacki Bruniquel did last month while photographing a wedding in South Africa. As the bride walked down the aisle with her father, a wedding photographer’s worst nightmare unfolded for Bruniquel: her head got too close to a burning candle, kindling a small blaze in her hair. In a few short seconds, the entire room was staring and gasping at Bruniquel rather than the bride.
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Photog Accidentally Captures Montreal on Fire in His First Time-Lapse

This past Thursday, a spectacular three-alarm fire consumed the upper floors of a 6-story building in Old Montreal. Photographer Evan Kitaljevich found himself in the right place at the right time, and documented the blaze unintentionally in an uncommon way: through time-lapse photos.
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Gorgeous Photos of Flame Painting and Fire Breathing Experiments

Tom Lacoste is a 23-year-old self-taught photographer based out of Bordeaux in Southern France. While most people do light painting using flashlights, sparklers, and perhaps flaming steel wool if they’re adventurous enough, Lacoste chooses to photograph flames. Large flames.
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Awe-Inspiring Footage of Fire Breathing Captured at 2000FPS

It seems like everything is cooler in super slow motion, and fire-breathing is certainly no exception. Vancouver-based still photographer and filmmaker Chris Bolton used a Weisscam HS-2 to capture people breathing fireballs at 2,000 frames per second.

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Awesome Special Effects Fire Tornado Created Using Box Fans and A Metal Tub

We’ll preface this by saying that this is very dangerous and if you choose to attempt it you do so at your own risk — we don’t recommend anyone try this at home. That being said, this is also one of the coolest “backyard” special effects we’ve ever seen, and one that would make for some kick-a photography backgrounds or slow-motion video. Read more…

Fiery Multiple Exposure Shoot Produced In-Camera

Photographer Benjamin “Von Wong” has pulled of a flashy feat with fire: a multiple exposure shoot of a pyrotechnician at work — all photographed and produced in his Nikon D800. That’s right — all in-camera, no stacking in Photoshop.
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Playing with Fire: A Burning Man Photo Shoot

Photographer Benjamin Von Wong recently had the idea of doing a photo shoot that involved a model being lit on fire. He assembled a team of people — including a person willing to be lit on fire and some fire experts — and then set out to turn his vision into a reality. This interesting behind-the-scenes video shows how they went about capturing a burning man without using Photoshop to add in the flames.
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