“Inferno” – Technical Details With Lauri

Featured Projects January 17th 2013 11:53 AM 2 Comments

Today we will be discussing about the technical side (location scouting, lens choice, camera settings etc.) of my latest photoshoot. If you have any questions, or would like to know more about this photoshoot, please leave a comment below, and I’ll try to answer all of them as well as I can.

About a week ago me and Konsta Linkola, a good friend of mine and a fellow photographer, got together and organised this exciting photoshoot in an old abandoned factory in Ohkola, Finland. Konsta’s friend Riku also gracefully took the time to accompany us during this photoshoot and he shot some amazing behind-the-scenes footage, which you can see in my previous article that I published last Tuesday.

Konsta knows how to blow fire and we wanted to utilise this skill of his and create some amazing photographs with fire. Photographing fire is very interesting, and pretty challenging, as in order to preserve the texture of fire, one must find the perfect balance between using a fast shutter speed, and still allowing enough ambient light to enter the camera. Learn how we did it, by checking out the video:

 

CREDITS:

Video and photos by Lauri Laukkanen
Photo of the abandoned warehouse by Anna Jalkanen
Pyrotechnic: Konsta Linkola
BTS-footage: Riku Kylä

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Lauri Laukkanen is one of the youngest established advertising photographers in Finland. At the ripe age of 21 he has already been working with some of the biggest commercial clients and his photos have been featured in the media, all around the world. Check out his portfolio here.

2 Comments

  1. Daniel Brown

    Great work and videos, straight to the point with lots of great information.

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  2. Anthony McFarlane

    Very nice. I need to find a fire guy…

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