Photography podcast #56 talks about how to photograph smoke. We discuss photographing different types of smoke including incense, outdoor smoke and liquid nitrogen. One note right away is that if you want to try this, it’s fun, but have patience. The incense image below took about 90 minutes from setup to finishing shooting. If you want to try this yourself, here’s what I used for the shoot; Incense sticks, black background, 1 portable off camera flash (with sync cord to fire it) a CUSTOM (smirk) homemade snoot made on the spot, from construction paper that went on the portable flash to keep light off the background and a reflector (not essential, but helpful and you can use anything white). Thanks so much to Clusty for this awesome suggestion!
Thanks as always to‚ Susan who posted a blog comment about our last podcast. Thanks also to Jlindy, Captureevermore, mpykalo, lamar328, photocell, EJC, CB Photo and jcrystall who recently joined the photography.ca forum and posted a few times. We LOVE comments and suggestions so please send more.
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