Such an event gives us an opportunity to capture some great editorial shots of fire fighters in action.
The combination of the intensity of the fire, the glow of smoke, and firemen at work can be incredibly photogenic. We get to capture not only the movement of the smoke and flames, but also the activity of the fire fighters caught in the throes of what they do best.
Review how to photograph fire in my earlier post.
IMAGE : Fire Fighters, Carlsbad, NM
This image is a 1 second exposure shot at f8.
EXERCISE : Fire Revisited
If you have the opportunity to photograph the scene of an out of control fire, try to capture shots that are dynamic, ones that portray the interaction of the firemen battling the flames.
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FEEDBACK : Fire Revisited
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