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An experiment with flame light painting photography
One can try light painting photography with fire flame also in the similar way as done with light from pea lights or coloured LED lights by making use of camera set at long exposure and its use as a brush by moving or swilling it fast.
However, one has to experiment a bit to see how to move the camera so as to get some good shots with flames. Long exposures result in motion blur, which can look like splash of colour, and the high contrast between surroundings works as a canvass for the colours to stand out.

If you have a good camera, long exposures using a stacking technique in which camera continuously shoots photos over a good amount of time and then stacks and blends the photos together to create a single long exposure photo which can give dramatic results with flame photography even by keeping the camera stationary and flame behaving like a brush.

The main thing is that background has to be dark to enable you to take a slow-enough photo by allowing brush stroke like effects either by camera movement practice or stacking of the flame with a camera on tripod set at long exposure time.

With experimentation with different types of flames and camera movements you will be able to flame scribble streaks suspended in blackness.

By following the composition rules, and having the foreground a bit reflective and dark background, you can have fantastic flame or light painting photographs.

The inset photographs were taken with bonfire lit on Holika Dehan last year. With little touching and framing the flame painting look reasonable. Since a photograph should tell a story, I wrote a haiku as it can be seen in the inset picture.

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