Rich - RICH Photography
Mar 14, 2017

Using Smoke Flares for a photo shoot?

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We decided we had to make our own smoke flares and use them for a fun shoot.


Whilst everything is in the video below, here is a little brief on the ingredients:


Fuse Mixture:

36g SaltPeter (Potassium Nitrate)

24g White Sugar

1/3 cup of Water


Smoke Flare Mixture:

60% SaltPeter (Potassium Nitrate)

40% Sugar


In this video we used 250g of SaltPeter and 100g of Sugar


The flares burn for around 30 to 45 seconds based on the mixture, its a great way to have a little fun and create something different.


Jun 13

Thank you very much for sharing such an interesting idea. This is a new look at the photo. Using such items in order to create a composition is incredibly difficult but worth it. Good job.

I would also like to provide updated information regarding PS actions for product photo. I guess you can emphasized someting new for yourself.

Wish you all the best

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