Fire! There are choices to make when photographing fire…. is the fire itself the main subject? Or possibly just a part of the photo, where fire is secondary and there is a completely different main subject? Is the fire the primary light source; or do you have to illuminate a secondary subject with other light?
I decided to use fire as an accent to my subject, instead of fire itself being the focus. Just one element of a larger scene. I’ve incorporated a food-story to my “fire” challenge. I put some steak and vegetable skewers together, purposefully selecting vibrant yellow, green and red veggies along with big chunks of steak; and my husband started grilling them for me while I stood on a stool and got some shots. I shot this during the daylight in order to give the food some natural light, balancing the extreme brightness of the flames.
You hungry yet??
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