Smoke pics...

Discussion in 'Other Genres' started by jfazer, Dec 14, 2011.

  1. jfazer

    jfazer TalkEmount Regular

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    The other day I tried smoke captures... Here are the results...

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    Hope you like them!
     
  2. Phoenix

    Phoenix TalkEmount Top Veteran

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    Phoenix Gonzales
    Yup, definitely like 'em. I specially like the blue tinge on the second photo.
     
  3. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    Dave
    fun

    Nice shots, like em both.
     
  4. jfazer

    jfazer TalkEmount Regular

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    Thanks for your comments! I'm glad you like them!

    Here another two pics...

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    The colors are obtained by a colored gel put on the flash. I've realized now that in the green one there are some dust spots... And the purple one is a bit unfocused...
     
  5. Bimjo

    Bimjo Super Moderator

    Oct 28, 2011
    Washington State
    Jim
    Those are awesome! How do you light them? Flash? Or something else?
     
  6. jfazer

    jfazer TalkEmount Regular

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    I'm glad you like them.
    I used a external flash. The nex-5 isn't able to handle an external flash, so I had to fire it manually, and at the same time I press the shoot botton. I shot slowly (1/2") to shot both the flash and the camera.
    I put the camera on a tripod, focusing to the incense bar, and I handled the flash a bit below and on the side of the incense.
    In the background I put a black paper.
     
  7. Bimjo

    Bimjo Super Moderator

    Oct 28, 2011
    Washington State
    Jim
    Cool, thanks.
     
  8. storyteller

    storyteller TalkEmount Veteran

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    Sep 25, 2011
    Interesting technique (or maybe standard I don't know). Never tried smoke shooting before but I your pictures make me want to give it a try.
     
  9. jfazer

    jfazer TalkEmount Regular

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    You're welcome!

    If you try it, show us your results!
    I use the same technique for drops pics... Yesterday I took some pics... I'll share them now...
     
  10. J.Steve

    J.Steve New to TalkEmount

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    Feb 13, 2012
    Yup,that was great.I will go with others that second one was inspiring.
     
  11. hodad66

    hodad66 Sony Guru

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    John
    beautiful shots....
     
  12. jfazer

    jfazer TalkEmount Regular

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    Thanks... I'm glad you like 'em...