We kept putting mannequins on fire until we had enough flames and smoke to work with in post-production in order to retouch them onto the real model. Each flame had to be masked and composited with a mix of different blending modes as one of the tricky things about compositing fire is that it can’t just be screened or multiplied!

This project has also been published in 125 Magazine.

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Client : 125 Magazine Photographer : Holger Pooten
HOPO Fire Making Of
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