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Fire Painting Behind the Scenes: Fired kamehameha by Frederic Amadu

7/22/2013 Matt 0 Comments



PRESENTATION:

The aim of the shoot is to create my own fired kamehameha version with the Luciole team.

First of all I draw a quick and ugly draft to share my idea with the Lucioles.




SETUP AND EQUIPMENT

The setup is a basic strobist one.

1 camera : Canon 5D

2 cobra flashes (AF 50 Metz and Yongnuo YN560-II)

1 wireless flash transmetter (cactus V5)

1 Tripod

2 umbrella

2 light stands


THE FINAL SHOOT

For this shoot, the main light must comes from central character. So I make 4 shoot for each girl by moving my light setup (because I only have 2 flashes)



The camera paramters are 1/200 - F11 - ISO400

Then I shoot the fired circle. Here I use my camera in bulb mode during several secondes with a wired trigger.

A fired rope is used and fixed to a central point.

Then the fired rope is turned around that point to draw a circle on the ground.


The 5 images are then merged in postprod...



ABOUT FREDERIC AMADU

I’m a French strobist and fire photographer based near Paris.
The fire and me met by chance. Then, I changed my way to do and think about photography.
Since I regularly work with talented burners (fire jugglers, fire breathers, …) to explore and experiment some new visual entertainments.



Thanks Frederic Amadu for sharing this behind the scenes with ISO 1200.

More inspiratiĆ³n: frederic.amadu.free.fr | Facebook 


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