[Pics] Lighting your Shots with Explosions

[Pics] Lighting your Shots with Explosions

Joschi Herczeg and Daniele Kaehr are the two artist behind this small series entitled, "Explosion". They synced a camera with custom built detonators in order to capture explosions occurring in mundane surrounding, which seems to further the sense of stillness and peace in what is otherwise a chaotic process. I'm not sure if it's the aesthetics of these shots that gets me jazzed or the idea that I could use it as an excuse to blow things up while photographing. Either way, it got my attention.
As stated in their bios:
“Their fascination lay in making order out of chaos and freezing an ephemeral creation; each image is like a chance sculpture—the artists themselves were uncertai colour n of the shape, and size they would form.”







via [MyModernMet]

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That's pretty cool!

I love this

Wow... I would love to see a BTS of this.. Would like to see the shutter speed, and the triggering device..

beautiful! @apercep:disqus I can't be positive on how it was done, but they could have used a peanut slave and wired it to the camera instead of the flash. The explosion would have to be really bright though.

they look to be electronically fired charges.. i wonder if the shutter was on the same trigger?
 

Seen the face in the first picture?

 It amazes me how well the human brain is adapted to recognize facial features..

Roman Kazmierczak's picture

 I thought it is done in PS :D

Sam Billingham's picture

Wow thats crazy, i love it. I didn't notice until you said but now can't not see it.

Yael Paris's picture

wonderful images

wtf the face is spooky looool