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Smoke Images, Photography And Art

      Photography is constantly reminding us how wondrous and beautiful the world we live in truly is. It often urges us to take another look at the ordinary things around us in a new light, revealing a quiet beauty in even the most mundane of objects. More specifically, smoke photography, with its alluring images of ghostly wisps of smoke, shows us that we don’t have to look very far to find this beauty.

      Photography is constantly reminding us how wondrous and beautiful the world we live in truly is. It often urges us to take another look at the ordinary things around us in a new light, revealing a quiet beauty in even the most mundane of objects. More specifically, smoke photography, with its alluring images of ghostly wisps of smoke, shows us that we don’t have to look very far to find this beauty.

      Further Reading on SmashingMag:

      We present 60 examples of beautiful smoke photography and smoke art: a round-up of some of the best examples of photos and artworks where smoke dominates. At the bottom of this post are some links to tutorials on creating your own smoke photographs, as well as other resources on the subject.

      35 Elegant Smoke Images And Photographs

      Magicnikon

      Dry ice was put in the bottle to get this great image.

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      Hughes Léglise-Bataille

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      Selva Morales

      Smoke Art

      Ibai Acevedo Larrañaga

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      Alberich Mathews

      Wonderful fantasy image.

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      italian.meatball

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      Frances Dre

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      icewomanfirst

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      moczkos

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      Corica

      No HDR in use.

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      Wolfgang Schlegl

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      olvwu

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      Greg Cope

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      brents pix

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      Howya

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      cubanito

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      ubierno

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      lapebo

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      Mohammad Moniruzzaman

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      Stephan Bollinger

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      Lumendipity

      Smoke Art and Smoke Photography

      Alfredo M. Montesdeoca

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      Terry McCormick

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      Kalamakia

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      G. Chorus

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      Alicia en Sheffield

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      Stuck in Customs

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      e20ci

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      Tony Hopkinson

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      The smoke that’s produced in explosive interaction with electricity

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      Mehmet Ozgur

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      Josh Beeman

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      puma100

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      Lamont Hardy

      Experiment with a lightbulb’s filament.

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      Dubi Feiner

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      25 × Smoke Art

      Eddie Mayda

      Roll-Up by Eddie Mayda. “Fluid and aerodynamics are technical interests of mine. It is so entertaining to be able to combine my technical side with a little bit of art. The forms that result from a simple stick of burning incense defy the imagination… and catching them is a sport!”

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      Jay PH

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      Will Cook

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      Steve Wampler

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      dxsibo

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      Mehmet Ozgur

      Stunning image of smoke shaped in Photoshop to resemble a woman. This technique is often referred to as “smoke sculpture.”

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      J.Auchinleck

      Great image made by layering pictures of smoke and mirroring them to make it symmetrical.

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      Kalamakia

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      G. Chorus

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      Alicia en Sheffield

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      Stuck in Customs

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      e20ci

      smoke

      Tony Hopkinson

      smoke

      The smoke that’s produced in explosive interaction with electricity

      smoke

      Mehmet Ozgur

      smoke

      Josh Beeman

      smoke

      puma100

      smoke

      Lamont Hardy

      Experiment with a lightbulb’s filament.

      smoke art

      Dubi Feiner

      smoke

      25 × Smoke Art

      Eddie Mayda

      Roll-Up by Eddie Mayda. “Fluid and aerodynamics are technical interests of mine. It is so entertaining to be able to combine my technical side with a little bit of art. The forms that result from a simple stick of burning incense defy the imagination… and catching them is a sport!”

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      Jay PH

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      Will Cook

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      smoke

      Steve Wampler

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      dxsibo

      smoke

      Mehmet Ozgur

      Stunning image of smoke shaped in Photoshop to resemble a woman. This technique is often referred to as “smoke sculpture.”

      woman

      J.Auchinleck

      Great image made by layering pictures of smoke and mirroring them to make it symmetrical.

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      Ceekybikerboy

      Blue waves of smoke.

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      Paul C Anderson

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      Larry Grace

      Beautifully symmetrical smoke photograph.

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      Sdx76

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      Per Zangenberg

      This natural smoke wisp looks like a torso.

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      CowGummy

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      Greypaw

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      Mehmet Ozgur

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      Lumendipity

      Smoke Art and Smoke Photography
      Smoke Art and Smoke Photography

      Smoke Images And Photography Tutorials