Behind the Pyros

Every time it’s some new evolution, here in the pyro department at Rob Prideaux Photography.

  These Quantum units greatly reduce the downtime. More shots means a greater chance for grandeur.

These Quantum units greatly reduce the downtime. More shots means a greater chance for grandeur.

I didn’t expect the fire to come through the holes in the shape of the symbol…even if I hoped that it would. But I did expect to frame up mostly metal. It turned out to be a lot more interesting to pull back, and show the background, and more importantly, the flames wrapping around the metal from the back. It was Phil’s idea to rig up the plates in a way that looked intentional, hence the twin, aligned C arms. Next time we’ll build something that fits in with the idea behind the photo.

  And this’ll be the big evolution, which we’ll have to perfect next time…

And this’ll be the big evolution, which we’ll have to perfect next time…

  …since this time was ad-hoc, and probably a fourth the size it needs to be to get the effect I want. It will look amazing though.

…since this time was ad-hoc, and probably a fourth the size it needs to be to get the effect I want. It will look amazing though.