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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

          smoke

          Alicia en Sheffield

          smoke

          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

          smoke
          smoke

          Will Cook

          smoke
          smoke

          Steve Wampler

          smoke

          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.

          smoke sculpture

          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

          smoke art

          Mehmet Ozgur

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          Lumendipity

          Smoke Art and Smoke Photography
          Smoke Art and Smoke Photography

          Smoke Images And Photography Tutorials