Playing With Fire

Photographing Fire can be a tricky thing – in this post Peter Carey shares some tips on how to do it.

Copyright Space RitualAll photography needs light.  It’s at the heart of the word photography.  For the most part that light comes from the sun or from an artificial flash.  But today I’d like to talk about the use of fire as the primary source of light.  Fire, from a single candle to a raging inferno, presents some great opportunities to stretch your creative side.  There are many different forms fire takes and a few different ways to attempt to capture those special images that convey the power, heat, subtlety or warmth that comes from the flame. Let’s take a look at some of the more common practices.

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