The Fire and Light Show

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The Fire and Light Show

Our local market town’s youth club puts on a Fire and Light show every Halloween. The young people practice their circus and free-running skills all year under some great professional tuition. They learn clubs, staff and poi and many other circus skills. When they are proficient at the various skills they get trained up to use fire!

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The results of their amazing talent is shown below. The long exposures and dark backgrounds result in some abstract fire trails and blurry faces. Most of the performers shown here are between 15 and 18. The two photos of the ‘Catherine Wheel’ like ones are of one of the adult trainers.

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It is a great show and draws a big crowd. The young folk get a great deal out of the training and show – thanks to all involved – you know who you are icon smile The Fire and Light Show

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Needless to say… don’t try this at home…. icon smile The Fire and Light Show

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About Tom Warburton

Tom Warburton Long, long ago (back in analogue days) he travelled the world extensively including a two year around the world trip. He is now rediscovering the world with a digital camera. He originally trained as an ecologist and is particularly interested in environmental and wildlife issues.

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2 Responses to "The Fire and Light Show"

  1. Contented Traveller  November 10, 2013 at 06:44

    I have long held a passion for fires (not arson) but big blazes around a campfire, in a fireplace, pretty well anywhere – so I love these photos a lot. I might just try it a little bit when the fire bans are over here in Australia. Top shots, top idea

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  2. Online espresso capsules  November 8, 2013 at 15:13

    That looks truly breathtaking! Great post

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