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csurry 15 9.2k 92
11 Jan 2006 8:53AM
I feel a triptych approaching.

I like these, may have to have a go myself, now where is the idiots guide to smoke patterns?

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Pete_g 12 327 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2006 8:55AM
Love this one....colours and composition are excellent
ColouredImages 13 47 35 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2006 8:55AM
A fantastic series of shots. Top marks again
11 Jan 2006 8:57AM
OK, I love it!~ Now I want to know how. I would love to try this myself!~

mattberry 13 259 14 England
11 Jan 2006 9:03AM
Still no bird shaped smoke then ay? never mind, keep trying Wink

Good series!
11 Jan 2006 9:03AM
These were side lit with a studio light but I have just used on board flash before. Jason Jasbe32UK has just put an article on epz here where he uses a lightbox underneath the stick, I havent tried this yet but may well later. No Matt, not yet LOL! Thank you all for your comments. K.
csurry 15 9.2k 92
11 Jan 2006 9:07AM
Thanks for the link. Watch out I may be on the case of a bird (I presume Matt means of the feathered variety) shaped smoke trail.
JouŠo 13 56 Finland
11 Jan 2006 9:10AM

chase Plus
12 1.1k 246 England
11 Jan 2006 9:14AM
Really must have a go at the colours here,well captured K.
Yogendra 13 22 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2006 9:23AM
Stunning colours, Superb.

rrf105 11 42 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2006 9:25AM
Really nice shot and great colours.

UserRemoved 11 22
11 Jan 2006 9:25AM
Brilliant picture. Like the colour and composition. I have tried this myself but have not quite figured what to burn to get decent shapes. Tried cigarettes and matches and smelly sticks, what do you use?
stevieb 13 3.0k 2 Panama
11 Jan 2006 9:41AM
Love your description K. Honesty is the best policy I find too. Not sure how the New Year "I'm giving up smoking" clan will take to it. Grin

But I love it.Smile
Pete Plus
16 18.8k 97 England
11 Jan 2006 9:48AM
My favourite of your latest batch, let down only by the noise in the darker areas of the smoke.
Jasbe 12 116 England
11 Jan 2006 9:54AM
Great capture, very nice, colourful and sharp.
11 Jan 2006 9:59AM
Yep, tis a bit noisy, thanks for the HC Pete and to all for the comments. Must try harder. Nadin it was an incense stick. Thanks for all the comments folks, much appreciated. K.
pearly 11 23
11 Jan 2006 10:20AM
lovely image
dalischone 13 295 Scotland
11 Jan 2006 10:28AM
Stunning shot K, love the colours, lighting and shapes. Fantastic.

Cristian 12 950 1
11 Jan 2006 10:40AM
Great shot. I've actually been thinking about trying one of these for the last week or so, but haven't had the chance yet.


paulcr 12 1.5k 9 Ireland
11 Jan 2006 11:21AM
Another very imaginative shot K. Well done. Have an RC too. PAul
kaybee 13 5.4k 25 Scotland
11 Jan 2006 12:28PM
If it's not bbbles it is smoke!
BarbaraB 12 53 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2006 1:08PM
Fantastic colours! Love it!
Nic_WA 12 179 2 Australia
11 Jan 2006 3:09PM
Well done on your HC K - hard to pick a favourite.
Nic Smile
rosie42 13 7 Australia
11 Jan 2006 4:40PM
Elegant smoke ...

Susie :o)

PS Congratulations on the HC!
Keelo 14 18 Australia
11 Jan 2006 5:24PM
Simply beautiful K, love how the colours blend and the composition. Excelent work and congrats on the HC.
11 Jan 2006 5:28PM
First of all well done, i really like the pattern captured here for the smoke. however I was wondering what type of smoke you used here, and are the colors captured by using various colored gels or it was added afterwards in ps...
Tonyd3 13 1.0k 15 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2006 12:17AM
I know you like doing this type of work and it takes a long time to do,not just the shoot but also the set up. You have done this one very well, i love the multipul colours and the line from bottom left to top right makes this a winning image with 1st class presentation.
funkeldink 13 1.6k 1 Australia
12 Jan 2006 12:39AM
oh yes///.... fandabbydozy
12 Jan 2006 1:52AM
Thank you all so very much Smile

The colours were created in photoshop using a gradient and I think it was overlay mode set at 50% but its a question of experimenting with this sort of thing, alot dont work.

Roy, bubbles, smoke - love em both and still on a mission to capture the perfect one of each Wink K.
User_Removed 14 39 6 Scotland
12 Jan 2006 2:37AM
Hi K a very chilled out series of shots that would not look out of place on a Galley wall all displayed together.
Luv Victor x
bassan 14 9
12 Jan 2006 2:37AM
wonderful colours, lovely presentation
User_Removed 12 132
12 Jan 2006 3:15AM
fantastic image & series
User_Removed 12 279
12 Jan 2006 3:55AM
Yup! My fave out of the set!
Best wishes Simon
himel 13 61
12 Jan 2006 7:01AM
super pic..

evelen 12 5 England
12 Jan 2006 8:56AM
excellent work great colours.congrats on editors choice.
turtle1 13 41 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2006 9:58AM
Oh Wow! Love it.

cdm36 13 391 7 England
15 Jan 2006 6:08AM
Good diagonal composition on this with a lovely range of colour.

16 Jan 2006 2:16AM
Thank you all so much. K.
Simon_Whitehouse 13 769 5 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2006 7:46AM
Absolutly fantastic! you've inspired me to give this a go.

All the best.

6 Feb 2006 12:17AM
Thank you Smithy. K.
JOJO1986 11 65
28 Feb 2006 12:23PM
K. I love this. It is amazing well done!!
24 Mar 2006 5:57AM
Fantastic images, all of them

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