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Smoke Images, Photography And Art

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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.

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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

smoke

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

smoke

Howya

smoke

cubanito

smoke

ubierno

smoke
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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

smoke

G. Chorus

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Alicia en Sheffield

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Stuck in Customs

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e20ci

smoke

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.”

woman

J.Auchinleck

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

smoke sculpture
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Kalamakia

smoke

G. Chorus

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Alicia en Sheffield

smoke

Stuck in Customs

smoke

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!”

smoke

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

smoke art

Larry Grace

Beautifully symmetrical smoke photograph.

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Sdx76

smoke art

Per Zangenberg

This natural smoke wisp looks like a torso.

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CowGummy

smoke art

Greypaw

smoke art

Mehmet Ozgur

smoke art

Lumendipity

Smoke Art and Smoke Photography
Smoke Art and Smoke Photography

Smoke Images And Photography Tutorials