Another “keeper” from my experimentation with smoke photography:
We just returned from a 10-day family road trip (no ‘net access on most of it) — so I’ll be catching up with everybody’s blogs and tweets over the next few days. Meanwhile, get ready for some cool pictures from Glacier National Park and the Canadian Rocky Mountains!
Another shot from my recent smoke experiments:
I thought this looks somewhat like a ghostly person dancing with red flames, thus the name. As before, this is the smoke off a single incense stick; most of the color comes from tweaks to curves in Aperture.
I’ve seen a lot of good smoke pictures by other photographers, so I thought it was about time that I tried my hand at it as well. Here’s one result of my first go at this:
This image took a LOT of cleanup in post-processing (as will its brethern) — due largely to a physical set-up that I’ll do better with next time. Meanwhile, the image is growing on me…