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Fire Breather

By StevenPrice

Tags: Colour Light Woman Fire General Flame Portraits and people Sports and action

Voters: C7, SurreyHillsMan, danwhite11 and 190 more

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pdarby 7 3 1 United Kingdom
23 Sep 2010 7:52AM
Superb capture. The clarity in the flame absolutely makes this picture along with the very clear heat haze.


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barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
23 Sep 2010 8:16AM
You certainly caught it all with this beauty
You can see the spray of (I guess ) petrol
MickyMc 10 8 United Kingdom
23 Sep 2010 8:20AM
A really amazing shot.
Adderwatcher 8 60 19 United Kingdom
23 Sep 2010 8:39AM
Fantastic capture, perfect timing and excellent detail!
Richsr 10 91 223 England
23 Sep 2010 8:52AM
Well times capture Steven, excellent details too.
Regards Richard
francisg 13 705 1 United Kingdom
23 Sep 2010 10:05AM
Wow that curry was hot !!!!
NeilWigan 7 16 16 England
23 Sep 2010 10:47AM
Great shot .well caught .
Ray42 9 3 England
23 Sep 2010 10:48AM
Congratulations on the very well deserved EC - a cracking shot
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
23 Sep 2010 10:54AM
Something different from you Steve - what a cracking image this is - amazing detail in that cloud of fire.
Sue_R Plus
11 11 6 United Kingdom
23 Sep 2010 10:58AM
This is amazing! Great comp and I love the detail you've captured in the flames. This has to be the best fire breather image I've seen on here IMHO.

Sue Smile
Pete Plus
16 18.8k 97 England
23 Sep 2010 11:32AM

Quote:This has to be the best fire breather image I've seen on here IMHO.

You're probably right...stunning isn't it
23 Sep 2010 11:50AM
Spot on timing. Excellent catch!
Hoffy 13 262 16 England
23 Sep 2010 12:32PM
Now this is a great advert for bad breath, what a stunning capture.
So worth the Editors Choice well done.
KBan 12 501 4 United Kingdom
23 Sep 2010 12:39PM
well done on the E.C. Steve
SueTurner 13 81 3 England
23 Sep 2010 1:13PM
W O W !!
23 Sep 2010 2:44PM
Excellent capture.
23 Sep 2010 3:29PM
Wonderful capture - well done !

RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
23 Sep 2010 5:15PM
Fabulous image....congrats on the EC.
DaveU Plus
11 1.4k 125 England
23 Sep 2010 6:00PM
The detail you've captured in the flames is amazing ......
Hanners Plus
11 875 10 Ireland
23 Sep 2010 7:07PM
WOW, deserves the EC Smile
stevie Plus
13 1.2k 2 United Kingdom
23 Sep 2010 8:48PM
Fantastic, what a stunning shot!
User_Removed 11 10 United Kingdom
23 Sep 2010 9:34PM
cracking shot love it

paulcr 12 1.5k 9 Ireland
23 Sep 2010 10:28PM
Superb timing and tose deep orange glows really make this shot. I can feel the heat.. Paul
acousticmist 7 10 1 United Kingdom
24 Sep 2010 9:40AM
Extremely well captured image, nice one.....Martin
StevenPrice 13 30 2 England
24 Sep 2010 10:05AM
Thank you to everyone for all your comments & to Pete & Sue for their awards they are as always very much appreciated.

24 Sep 2010 10:05AM
Awesome shot! Kiddies, don't try this at home Wink Very fine image!
photophantom 9 108 3 Philippines
24 Sep 2010 10:14AM
what a brave lady, top shot Steve
lonely_oryx 10 61 55 England
24 Sep 2010 11:07AM
Hot stuff
rickie 13 98 1 United Kingdom
24 Sep 2010 11:36AM
exceptional Steve
brownsilent 10 7 2 United Kingdom
24 Sep 2010 6:09PM
Wow, that flame is awesome!
paulcr 12 1.5k 9 Ireland
24 Sep 2010 7:16PM
I can just imagine how you must have felt when you opened this up on the pc. paul
danbrann 13 636 17
24 Sep 2010 7:42PM
Hot stuff Steven.
Hage 8 1 Lebanon
25 Sep 2010 7:56AM
wow imazing picture
POOCHIE 11 21 6 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2010 9:36AM
Mamamia fuchi capesta!

Herge88 10 40 4 England
25 Sep 2010 10:05AM
Superb capture Steven.

Best Matt
25 Sep 2010 12:34PM
tim g 14 13 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2010 12:43PM
A fantastic capture.

HuntedDragon 9 118 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2010 6:06PM
wicked flame capture
pennyspike 14 2.1k 29 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2010 9:22PM
I bet you're pleased with this one, as usual your timing is impeccable.
John_Humphreys 12 69 2 Ireland
25 Sep 2010 11:54PM
MG!! What a picture. The flame looks superb. John
LesF 11 182 9
27 Sep 2010 9:55AM
Stunning it is congrats on POTW Steve and the host of other awards

StevenPrice 13 30 2 England
27 Sep 2010 10:54AM
Wow!!! another POTW thank you everyone for your support it is very much appreciated.

mrjt 11 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2010 11:24AM
Excellent shot...Jack
Cor 8 Belgium
27 Sep 2010 11:36AM
PinkK 8 80 1 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2010 11:36AM
Superb capture!
zed 13 551 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2010 4:56PM
ColouredImages 13 47 35 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2010 6:17PM
The detail and perfect exposure in the fireball make this an exceptional all the well deserved awards obviously prove

RTDS 9 Cyprus
27 Sep 2010 6:26PM
Simply a superb capture.
Stunning details,colours and the exposure.
pcollingwood 15 36 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2010 9:29PM
Great shot
Joline Plus
11 28 53 United States
27 Sep 2010 9:40PM
Now that is different....well caught!
ian.daisley 13 96 6 England
27 Sep 2010 9:48PM
Best POTW for ages..... Smile
wyatturp 12 2 England
28 Sep 2010 8:24AM
well done this looks great!!!!
GillyB Plus
12 317 8 United Kingdom
28 Sep 2010 8:48AM
WoW! ..... excellent, congratulations!

28 Sep 2010 9:27AM
wonderful shot
Bonico 7 Romania
28 Sep 2010 9:32AM
Excellent catch, great scene, good compo! Congrats.
Richsr 10 91 223 England
28 Sep 2010 9:38AM
Congrats on the POW Steven, well deserved.
Regards Richard.
Tonyd3 13 1.0k 15 United Kingdom
28 Sep 2010 12:03PM
God she has bad breath.

Well done Steve on all the awards so well done.
dazzaman 11 631 England
28 Sep 2010 12:04PM
Defo the best potw for a long, long, time. The exposure, detail, and sharpness. Is outstanding.
Well done Steven.
One for a frame me thinks.
28 Sep 2010 1:52PM
Arrived here with the aid of an AA map and a spirit level Steve Wink
Well deserved awards here on a brilliant shot, superb detail and timed to perfection......the flame doesn't look bad either Wink LOL
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
28 Sep 2010 2:40PM
Wow! What a fireball! What a shot, amazing reality. Congratulations on all the awards. ...........Sandy
whipspeed Plus
13 4.2k 22 United Kingdom
28 Sep 2010 4:36PM
The detail in the flames is quite incredible, and the concentration and effort is clearly shown as well.
StevenPrice 13 30 2 England
28 Sep 2010 5:21PM
a massive thank you to Poochie Mike & Sarah for their user Awards, they are really very much appreciated as are all your comments thank you again everyone.

phil99 11 45 6 United Kingdom
28 Sep 2010 5:53PM
All your awards are most certainly very well deserved forb this truly stunning image . All those rugby matches have paid off on this night ....Phil
Steve_S Plus
12 180 3 United Kingdom
28 Sep 2010 7:13PM
Superb capture Steven, can feel the heat from here ! Congrats on all the well deserved awards.
Philo 7 99 83 England
28 Sep 2010 8:28PM
It's already been said but the detail in the fireball is simply stunning. Very deserving of all the awards and I would give you a UA but I haven't got round to them yet.
allan47 10 1 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2010 10:23AM
What a fantastic image. Absolutely amazing capture.
A Booth 15 11 4 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2010 12:17PM
superbly recorded composed and presented - excellent work.
29 Sep 2010 11:35PM
ruddy ell
oll1e Plus
10 57 2 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2010 8:26AM
its all been said steven but boy this is outstanding Smile
congrats on all the awards Smile
30 Sep 2010 6:20PM
Wonderfully captured moment !

Cristian 13 950 1
30 Sep 2010 9:38PM
Fully deserves all the awards this has received so far.

Cracking image, spot on exposure.

Cristian Smile
Absolutely Amazing
WOWHOT 11 29 1 Switzerland
1 Oct 2010 8:10PM
It's one of these shots that impress, technically very simple a nice easy shot for the day to grab, it's always hypnotic to see the deep colours and in this shot you have brought out the rich reds and yellows.

I like how you have kept in mind the use of the 3dimentional appearance, constructively speaking (I'm going to lose friends for say this I feel the background blur filter has been overdone and is not consistent with DOF natural lens blur.

sometimes it's good to keep in mind the physics of the subject matter and equipment, your use of layers to create the illusion of heat across the top of the flam ball is cool.
StevenPrice 13 30 2 England
1 Oct 2010 10:50PM
I'm sorry to say but you are mistaken in your critique, as no background blur filter or layers were used or have been applied at all to this image, it was shot with a Canon 300mm f2.8 lens at an aperture of f2.8 & just about filled the frame hence the background blur, the only photoshop work done was to darken the exposure slightly to bring out the darker parts of the flame a little more & to resize & sharpen for displaying it on the web. cheers for the in depth comment it shows you looked at the image & thought about it so its np welcome to Ephotozine.
janehewitt 14 215 1 United Kingdom
2 Oct 2010 2:40PM
Well I think it's an amazing shot!! Jane
Pegon 12 78 1 England
2 Oct 2010 10:35PM
A fantastic shot Steve. Congratulations on the awards they are well deserved.
Excellent, superb DOF.

knackeredoldman 8 120 7 United Kingdom
3 Oct 2010 8:12PM
Just seen this. Cracking shot and congrats on all the deserved awards Steve.


4 Oct 2010 3:30PM
Excellent capture great colours well done.
MikeRC Plus
12 3.6k United Kingdom
14 Oct 2010 11:50AM
...cracking shot Steven.
Gary_Macleod 13 160 Scotland
26 Oct 2010 9:20PM
just brilliant
VivienO 7 1 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2010 7:14PM
Great capture and timing
18 Nov 2010 11:10PM
2 Dec 2010 8:40AM
So good I can feel the heat!
bokeh 9 2 Romania
8 Jan 2011 4:12PM
stunning image,well timmed and captured
8 Jan 2011 6:42PM
Wow that is a terrific image!
phiggy 15 6 United Kingdom
18 Jan 2011 2:33PM
Cracking capture perfect timing !
Hope you and family are keeping well Steve!
tigertimb 9 40 66 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2011 12:26PM
Long absence and missed this, but absolutely stunning
Stunning clarity of the fire! Love it.
ugly 9 9 57 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2011 2:27PM
A great image...
You are in the right place at the right angle...
Love the detail and DOF...
Magic work..
Well done you got alot of awards for a great image...

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