Phoenix with Real Wings of Fire


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We’ve showcased many light paintings on Neatorama before, but photographer Derek VanAlthuis took technique to the next level with this lovely photo of a Phoenix with wings of fire.

DIY Photography blog interviewed VanAlthuis on his techniques:

The tool used was based on Zach [Smidt]’s fire technique, which involves wrapping and stapling a 100% cotton t-shirt around a wooden dowel. The shirt is then soaked in BBQ fluid and then lit. I used this technique on my own wing-shaped tool to get the effect and look that I wanted.

It is important that your shirt is 100% cotton, any kind of blended fabrics can melt and cause burns. If you attempt this, PLEASE take all the proper precautions and be safe. I…

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