Flames in the Night

Daily Image - 13 June 2011 - Flames in the Night

It takes sixteen hours to smoke 20kg of Boston Butts for pulled pork sandwiches. That means starting at midnight, so it’s ready for supper the next day. Here the charcoal chimney glows pink, blue flames crown the top and sparks fly into the night sky, just before the contents are dumped into the bottom of the smoker to start the cooking process.

Sony A-900 – Sigma 24-70mm f2.8 – 30mm – ISO 1600 – f2.8 – 3 sec.


About gerrycurry

Gerry Curry was educated at Toronto’s Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology, where he received a diploma in Fine Arts - Photography. Gerry is a certified Apple Computer Systems Engineer by profession and as an independent consultant has worked with the graphic arts and pre-press industry, both in south-western Ontario and Nova Scotia, Canada, for over 26 years. He has been at the forefront of digital imaging from its inception. Gerry teaches primary computer systems maintenance, advanced colour calibration and colour management courses for graphic design, digital fine art and photography students as well as professionals. For several years, in the 80's he was an annual guest lecturer on user-based computer maintenance at the Rochester Institute of Technology - College of Imaging Arts and Sciences. Gerry now lives on the southwestern tip of Nova Scotia, close to Yarmouth, where he shares 30 acres close to the sea with his wife Nancy and their English and Welsh Springer Spaniels. Gerry enjoys tinkering with computers, working his dogs, flyfishing, writing and of course, photography.
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One Response to Flames in the Night

  1. sandi Gargano says:

    Love the sparks!

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