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Rusto
BRONZE Member since Nov 2005

Rusto

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Location: Gold Coast, Qld

Total posts: 47
Posted:This might help some people just starting to experiment with photographing themselves.

Image below is staff lit at one end only.
Exposure time 6 sec.
Fuel used - Colemans


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For the following, Exposure time 6 sec. Lit both ends and Metholated Spirits used for fuel. Have found that you can get some pretty cool affects by using metho, may not wow the croud with brightness, but is great for lowering contrast in images.


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Suibom


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Location: Oregon, USA

Total posts: 577
Posted:wow.. take a look at that... Adding meths to the mix causes the spinner to disappear, that's sure to wow the audience!! ubblol

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Lurch
BRONZE Member since Nov 2003

Lurch

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Location: Oregon

Total posts: 929
Posted:True Rusto, but you can get similar effects out of the camera just by changing the f-stop and keeping the exposure the same, it won't let as much light in, thus your flames won't be so hot (overexposed... pardon the pun)

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JauntyJames
SILVER Member since Dec 2004

JauntyJames

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Location: Hampshire College, MA, USA

Total posts: 3533
Posted:Fuel for photography? I'd advise silver emulsion film.

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Posted:Looks like your also spinning different and faster in the second photo. Not a good comparison but interesting results.

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The Misguided Oracle
GOLD Member since Aug 2005

The Misguided Oracle

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Location: Brisvegas

Total posts: 404
Posted:Written by: Lurch

True Rusto, but you can get similar effects out of the camera just by changing the f-stop and keeping the exposure the same, it won't let as much light in, thus your flames won't be so hot (overexposed... pardon the pun)

and you can also add an nd-filter if you can't close the appeture further.


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