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Alan Browne

Storm Candle - good range of temperatures here from the cold
candle and background through the cool yellow/orange (~1000C) to
the hot blue (~3000C).
This particular candle generates 28 Watts:
500ml water heated 12C in 15 minutes (25,000 j/900 sec).

Sensia 100, Maxxum 100mm f/2.8 macro, f/11 1.5s.

Spot metered center of flame, opened 3 stops (S), then bracketed
down in 2/3 increments for 3 more frames. The first shot (3
stops open from spot meter) is the shot shown.

Scanned at 5400 dpi for archive (no ICE/GEM)
PS: crop (99.9%), resize, spotted dust, USM (100%, 0.6 pixrad, l

other sizes: small medium original auto