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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