A crucible of molten bronze ready to be poured. The molten bronze is about 2000°F (1093°C). Note that I was shooting through a protective grid.
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Such a lovely frame!! Well done!
9 Aug 2012 5:46am
chaud devant !
9 Aug 2012 5:59am
Light is perfect to enhance the warm colors.
9 Aug 2012 6:03am
Cool frame! simple layers of colour, texture and composition
9 Aug 2012 6:43am
A hot shot !! Love that grid, makes a wonderful contrast and control against which the vivid molten bronze contrasts. A lovely dramatic image. (You surely go to some interesting places !! )
9 Aug 2012 6:50am
what is the crucible made out off ? impressive picture
9 Aug 2012 6:58am
@Veronique: Possibly, graphite or silicon carbide.
A fine image - you managed to get the exposure spot on.
9 Aug 2012 7:12am
Excellent composition !
9 Aug 2012 7:21am
An impressive shot, with this oven
9 Aug 2012 7:24am
hot shot, perfect light
9 Aug 2012 7:39am
9 Aug 2012 7:58am
What a beautiful glowing colour...
9 Aug 2012 8:35am
Love the colours
C'est excellent ! Je te souhaite une agréable journée
9 Aug 2012 8:46am
Yeah, did your lens get droopy from all the heat?
9 Aug 2012 8:53am
very beautiful ! This grid is a + to your photo !
9 Aug 2012 9:28am
Nice frame and nice depiction. Good idea too.
9 Aug 2012 9:33am
S U P E R B E !!
9 Aug 2012 11:01am
beautiful light and feel
9 Aug 2012 11:25am
A very hot shot!
9 Aug 2012 11:32am
Wow! This is fascinating! Love that orange glow!
9 Aug 2012 11:45am
Wow. Hot molten metal Ready to pour. Great capture. Wonderful. :)
9 Aug 2012 11:50am
I can feel the heat from here Steve! Nicely captured! ;-)
9 Aug 2012 12:17pm
Yes. We can feel the heat (1093º Celsius is too much). Great capture.
9 Aug 2012 2:09pm
Wunderbar dieses Licht.
9 Aug 2012 2:12pm
Beautiful photo. Not something I would want to work with, forget what I was doing and try
to pick it up with my hands. Ouch !
9 Aug 2012 2:38pm
excellent rendering of light, hot colors and atmosphere of the foundry !
9 Aug 2012 2:41pm
Amazing focus and exposure - the grid becomes almost invisible with the glow of the crucible!
9 Aug 2012 2:49pm
Suepr compo quelle couleur et iamge superbe.
9 Aug 2012 3:10pm
The molten bronze makes a wonderful, even if too hot, subject. You caught its glow in a fine picture that even has detail in the darker parts of the picture. Expertly shot.
9 Aug 2012 3:34pm
hot, hot, hot. the liquid and your picture...
9 Aug 2012 3:56pm
Hot, hot, hot ! Perfect for a barbecue ! :-)
I like the graphism here Steve.
9 Aug 2012 4:10pm
Hi Steve - Tremendous piece here...And you are so right, casting is no easy task. Your reference to Upton Ethelbaugh (Greyshoes) as I learned, was very intriguiing and I found myself dancing joyfully through your images of the Indian Art Fare in 2010 and several of your images around that time. Your work is so phenomenally graceful and full of tribute to American Culture..I mean the REAL Americans. I want to definitely compliment you on your wonderful work and tribute to the true Native culture and arts which are so summarily ignored by most.
9 Aug 2012 5:01pm
Impressive view of this molten metal ... The "hot" colors are just great !!! Another interesting image of this great series ...
9 Aug 2012 5:45pm
Magnificent composition! Nice tones!
9 Aug 2012 6:38pm
Beautiful texture and radiant color ... what an amazing process ... great photo!
9 Aug 2012 6:40pm
wonderful image! I love the texture and lighting of that. and the lines...brilliant!
9 Aug 2012 7:06pm
Splendid image! This is red hot.
9 Aug 2012 8:16pm
Whoa that is HOT! Great image - I can almost feel the heat.
9 Aug 2012 8:34pm
Blistering hot, but you captured it very well.
9 Aug 2012 8:39pm
Beautifully captured with great color and detail....even when shooting through the protective grid!
9 Aug 2012 9:30pm
What a great looking picture!
9 Aug 2012 11:09pm
i think the grid is cool. great shot
10 Aug 2012 5:07am
Wow…now that is HOT!
12 Aug 2012 12:15pm
wonderful hue !
16 Aug 2012 5:02pm
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