For several centuries, fireworks have served as the best decoration for any holiday. Fiery fun is a kind of "dessert" that amazes with colors, shapes, dynamics … By the way, in Japanese, "fireworks" sounds like "hana-bi", which means "fiery flower". A new series of works by the popular American photographer Alan Sailer - this is a real bouquet of emotions, multi-colored flashes frozen on the canvas of the dark sky.
Alan Sayler is a renowned master of slow motion. We have repeatedly written about his desire to stop time, to capture the moment of explosion of objects (be it food or Christmas toys), the destructive art projects of this photographer always attract the attention of viewers.
The creation of a new series of Alan Sayler's works was inspired by the extraordinary photographs of fireworks by David Johnson, which are often called "heavenly flowers" by amateurs. Long exposure allows you to create charming optical illusions: huge flowers look fantastic, and traditional spherical scattering of lights look absolutely different from each other.
Alan Sayler admits that shooting the fireworks was not easy for him, the biggest difficulties are related to the focusing features. True, as we can see, the result was worth the effort. By the way, Alan Sayler advises everyone who dreams of shooting fireworks to look at David Johnson's personal website. This talented 22-year-old has posted a great step-by-step guide to get amazing results!
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