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Quinceanera Pre-Photoshoot Idea

Photography: Marco Vinicio, AZ

Smoke bomb photography is a kind of photography that uses coloured smoke bombs to give an original and unusual effect to the photo you’re taking. Smoke bomb photography has exploded in popularity lately. In fact, smoke photography has become an almost staple in many photoshoots

Smoke bombs can be a great way to add a blast of color to your pre-quinceane photoshoot or for your invitations . Here are some tips on how to get the most out of your smoke bomb photography session.

Check out the guide below, it’ll help you in the process of making a decision on what type of smoke bombs you want for you especially and how to use smoke bombs safely!

  • Choose a smoke bomb that ensures it’s designed for cool-burning or a line in the description of the product that says they are safe to hold when burning. The reason for this is because because there are some smoke bombs that get too hot to handle when holding, if this is the case for you hold he smoke bomb from the bottom end, this area stays the coolest.

  • "Where to buy”

  • These smoke bombs were originally designed for paintball and air soft games as a way of blocking the opposition’s visibility but they have also become a favorite among regular events like gender reveals. Many photographers like this brand because it goes well with the high quality demand from their cameras, they are easy to use, have long burning duration, and has a wide range of colors available.

  • These smoke bombs feature a wire-pulling ignition system, which means there’s no need for a lighter. They last for about 60 to 90 seconds before burning out, prices range from around $7 to $9 apiece.

  • Make sure you plan out your shots and poses carefully beforehand and take some practice shots without smoke. This is important because you’ll have to work very quickly once the smoke bomb is ignited.

  • The smoke can be used to create an interesting background, add atmosphere, or achieve captivating effects (you can hold a smoke bomb while moving around, for example, the smoke trails add highlights to your movements)

  • If its an outside photoshoot wait for a calm and clear day.

  • If you hold smoke bombs too close to clothing, they can leave a stain, hold it away from your body pointing outwards.

  • Smoke bombs can continue heating up after they’ve stopped emitting smoke, so have a safe place to put them once you’re done with them, like a metal bucket.

  • Pay attention to any local regulations on fireworks. Smoke bombs are considered to be a pyrotechnic item so all the usual rules apply, and the use of them may be restricted in your area.

Now that you know what it takes, get out there add an explosion of color to your shots with smoke bomb quinceanera photography!

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