Burning Man

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    Star trails and fire? Wow. What will they think of next?

    This is how the lonely drown. 3AM wake up call. Drive an hour to the coast. Climb down a cliff in total darkness trying not to wake the Sea Lions. Set up, muck about, then panic when you realize that the sea is a lot closer than it was 30 mins ago. Race back up the beach and start over. Get bored. Set fire to some things.

    This is a stack of 150ish 30sec pictures. The gaps in the trails are because I deleted a few pictures where I was burning stuff.

    ...Damian..., Gary Newman, gleb-xlep, and 58 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. ...Damian... 63 months ago | reply

      Nice work Mozzer, wish I had the patience and a really warm jacket to do this!

    2. garnatha 63 months ago | reply

      great scenery, well worth the late drive! those hours are the best time for photos :-}

    3. PhotoshopScaresMe.com 63 months ago | reply

      here's some of the originals
      Raw Burning Man

    4. Gary Newman 62 months ago | reply

      Love the description :) Love the spark trails off the firework.

    5. kevin hinson 62 months ago | reply

      This is awesome. I really like the combination, and even the gaps in the star trails add to it, I think. Makes it more interesting. Great work.

    6. magneticart 60 months ago | reply

      beautiful !!! Well done !

    7. Gustavo Muleey 59 months ago | reply

      wonderful !! great work !!

    8. Paul Verhulst 31 months ago | reply

      Hi Mozzer!
      What a cool picture! Very nice! I was wondering how you get those long strikes. What have you used? I used sparklers, but the result is this:

      www.paulverhulst.com/Afbeeldingen/_9303994aa.jpg

      Can you give me the gold tip? :)
      Kind Regards, Paul

    9. PhotoshopScaresMe.com 31 months ago | reply


      Here's a video showing some of the tools I use photoshopscaresme.com/light-tools-tutorial/
      Here's one showing the more dangerous ones in use photoshopscaresme.com/painting-with-fire-tutorial/
      And finally, here's how I put it all together photoshopscaresme.com/tutorial-spinning-burning-layers-bl...

      Good luck

    10. Falashad 8 months ago | reply

      I'm going to use this on a slideshow for my "Fire" themed Halloween party. Thanks for allowing it, it is a lovely photo.

    11. PhotoshopScaresMe.com 7 months ago | reply

      You're welcome, and thank you.

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