How to Capture a Face Smash Photo without Putting Teeth at Risk

Photographer Blair Bunting made this photograph for a Discovery Channel ad promoting the show Deadliest Catch. Can you figure out how Bunting shot it without putting the model’s body at risk? The trick is to use a few high powered leaf blowers and some liquid that looks like blood.

Here’s a brief behind the scenes video that shows the blowers and liquid in action. We don’t get to see the actual exposure that captured this photo, but you’ll get a pretty good idea of how it was made:

Image credit: Photograph by Blair Bunting