Fire and Ice

• Fire and Ice

There are many ways to make an unusual, bright images. Photographer Sam Scholes visited castles of ice in Utah and embodied fire and ice.

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In the US, there are several ice castles. One of them is built in Lincoln, the second - in Breckenridge (Colorado), and the third castle built in Midway (Utah).

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The idea belongs to Brent Christensen, founder of Ice Castles. It all started a few years ago, when Christensen was building in his yard and needle mazes for children. Progressively improved technology, and now everyone can visit this ice castle.

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The unusual ice castles is not just about the design complexity to the halls and passages, but also in the fact that their thickness continues to grow throughout the winter season. Only in March, with the onset of heat, structures begin to melt.

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But back to the fire and ice. Freezelight - it's amazing art "frozen light." Freezelight also called the painting of light, of photography, etc., but all of these names are united by one thing -.. Light painting. Freezelight performed using just a few basic tools: a camera, a light source and the author's imagination.

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The solidified light fixed to the shutter speed is usually 10 to 30 seconds.

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And such images is done using steel wool. It works as follows: take steel wool, wrapped around the iron base and ignited. The whole thing is unwound from a rope and made pictures at slow shutter speeds.

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