Smoke photography: a simple set-up for atmospheric still lifes

Smoke photography: a simple set-up for atmospheric still lifes

Shooting smoke photography is challenging: it’s unpredictable and constantly changing, so you never quite know what you’re going to get. But that’s half of the attraction, because when you get it right the shapes and forms you capture have an organic quality that is almost impossible to recreate.

Things to try in November

01 The Aurora Borealis by Bjørn Jørgensen

The days are getting colder, and the nights shorter, but that doesn’t mean you can’t shoot great photos. Make the most of this unique time of year with our inspirational Things to try feature…

Photo ideas: photographing smoke and smoke photo art

Photo ideas: photographing smoke and smoke photo art

Follow these tips to create amazing smoke photos at home. All the ideas you need for turning incense trails into works of art with a DSLR, a flashgun and Photoshop…