Shaping Fire | The Art of Rob Prideaux
“Rob Prideaux is a San Francisco based still-life and product photographer who specializes in witty anti-examples, cautionary tales, and glamorizing the grotesque as well as the beautiful,” or so says the bio on his website.
A commercial photographer by trade Prideaux has a wide variety of work out there but most impressive are his “Flame and Smoke” series. Using various flammables, explosives and timers he has managed to capture the very instant of an explosion of flame.
Prideaux says the collection is his “quest to shape one of the more uncontrollable phenomena [fire] in nature.”