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Cutting light by alltelleringet Cutting light by alltelleringet
Cutting light, the strongest light bulb there is. Cutting through wood, concrete and stone in just moments.

I've never really been working much with smoke and fire, so I wanted to create this photo as an experiment. So the idea is that the light is so strong that it cuts through anything. How do you think the different parts comes together? Any thoughts on changes or improvements, whatever comes to your mind I would be happy to hear!

Eg. what about the chair, better with or without? I think I got the cut right based on this simple sketch: Have a look at this: [link]
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LunaMichelle666 Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
awesome work.. its art and photomanipulation on higher level
AdrianMarchena Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
gold3peach Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2015  Student Digital Artist
the hole to Hell XD
this picture is gorgeous
TheGoodColonel Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2015
Should have hired a contractor.
evenpangpai Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
well, I think the man looks too calm as if it is just an ordinary thing:) or perhaps the calm look on his face is a kind of humor?
Silver2012 Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Alchemist :D
alexactly Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2014
Great! But one thing irritates me: Why does the man look totally relaxed? That is totally unappropriate for the inferno!
insanityinhiseyes Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014
If the light instantly burns everything, there has to be very dense smoke clouds (which expands in extremely high velocity) in the shape of the objects that where burnt. And because these clouds are in the light, they would be enlighted from this extreme bright light. I think this would be very complex to imagine, because this clouds were then like lighting objects itself and also half clear objects which can passed by light partly.

But this realization is also mindblowing :)
stan5757 Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014
That is WILD!  I would assume that for the light to do what it does in "Cutting light", It must be like a laser of some kind but then it would have to be so much wattage that you couldn't be too close around it without wearing full, extreme-heat resistant protective gear and goggles.
Hera-of-Stockholm Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014
Ojsan :O
rafael-system Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014  Student General Artist
VIPER06966 Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
m0thman72 Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
absolutley amazing!
revande Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing work!! Just WOW!
Altair-E Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Jun35 Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I am absolutely fascinated by the theory of a chemical relationship between light particles and matter of other than it's kind. The chair serves a purpose as showing the chemical reaction of combustion in effect at that moment of time. I have one small opinion concerning the brightness of the room. Due to the size of the room with the amount of exposed light particles, the room should be considerably brighter. Thank you for sharing, I am amazed by your art.
Altair-E Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazin work, I like the way you work with flames :clap:
portlandianmetro Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2013
this is awesome i really like how the chair looks like its falling into the light and therefore more of it is burning simply amazing
BeyondSleepy Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
I really like what I've seen from you so far, but this is only acceptable as an experiment (not that I could create anything this good ^^;). The first thing that strikes me is that the placement of the smoke and of the red flames right under the lamp just does not look right composition- and conceptwise. The cut in the table somehow also looks wrong. Then there is the way the light itself behaves (correct me if I'm wrong); since we can actually see some of the lightbulb it follows that the radius of the area catching fire and burning should be much wider (almost level with the lamp). If you want the cut to be the way it is you should move the bulb up to the very top of the screen.

Furthermore, a room with that bright a light-source shouldn't be anywhere near this dark. If I'd made this picture I'd have made the lower part of the room so bright that the light almost completely eliminates the perception of color, even the roof should be well lit and the man should be shielding his eyes, taking a reflexive step back while casting a long shadow out into the next room. I'd have made the flames much smaller but more intense, made all the edges white hot like on the chair falling and included a minimum of smoke (because those particles would burn up very fast, so no smoke in the circle and only a little outside).

But you should definitely do more fire stuff :) Keep it up :thumbsup:
alltelleringet Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013  Professional Photographer
thanks for the feedback, yes it's a bit experimental
laiskht Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
dislike , you can do much better than this :(
MarcusT Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Another superb image!

(And since you ask, I think the chair is a nice touch but not quite right - would look better tipped over at a greater angle so that the cut through the back wasn't so suspiciously perpendicular to the chair itself)
kim-fairy2 Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
How the hell did you make a photograph the floor beneath this one?
really love it :D
darth-biomech Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Eh, don't you hate when it happens? =D
loopbrothers Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Tremendo tio ,bufff es la puta polla el agujero ,,,,,mucho trabajo
xDoglate Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
lol The guys is just like "... Poo."
fridaythe13th Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
i love the touch of the chair! beautiful work, the one part that catches my eye as looking a little strange is where the other chair is burning just at the corner - the flames and smoke there look odd somehow, perhaps it's the scale/size of them? otherwise, a beautiful piece of work, I'm always excited to see new art from you =)

I recently watched your TED talk, what an inspiration! keep up the mind-bending work hehe
mpg13artworks Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2012  Professional Photographer
Great job. Every detail is amazing! :)
HyCe Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2012
Great idea :))
Mishudo Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2012  Student Photographer
I think the chair just adds to the extremeness of the overall haha. Amazing work again man.
jurajt Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
is it rly done by photoshop ??? ..or you used some 3d Renders? ...its just so amazing like :O your works
alltelleringet Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2012  Professional Photographer
all photoshop, layers on layers on layers or smoke, fire and interior
djayART Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Man, you are a :star: ... :clap:
Stargazer22X Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Great job.
MithriLady Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
amazing! one hell of a light...
the odd thing may be the black smoke on the fire on the right side of the ring
also if the smoke near the chair (left one, near the door) and the smoke on the corner of the opened door (left side, near the head of the man, on the blue wall) was real, it'd be more visible, and cover more what's behind
alltelleringet Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2012  Professional Photographer
good points, I didn't want to put too much smoke in there but it would probably be more realistic with a lot more smoke
MithriLady Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
just a little more "covering", if you know what I mean ;) the image is awesome, btw
ErikShoemaker Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
fantastic work!
Thue Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012  Student Interface Designer
Stunning! As always there is no need for any change
ReyeD33 Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow, that's one badass light bulb ( I want one) :D

Great work man :clap:

Oh and I say leave the chair, it's a great detail :thumbsup:
Myn-Anthony Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Cool!! Everything looks great! The only thing that looks off to me is the smoke right under the light... It almost looks furry. o.o; Or like a gray bush or something. But I imagine smoke can be hard to manipulate, and everything else is awesome. :D
alltelleringet Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2012  Professional Photographer
thanks for the feedback, I'll look into that!
kimoz Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
popzz Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2012  Professional Interface Designer
Sombody´s gonna get a big whole in their backyard on the other side of the planet.
alltelleringet Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2012  Professional Photographer
true :)
wazzasay Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2012
WOW !!!! thats pretty dam amazing !!! i hadn't seen any thing from u in a while! but i can see that your worth the wait !!! i think this is one of the better edits that iv seen. like the so well blended through out the photo i can see anything that immediately that jumps out at me as wrong ! very well done man !!! :)
alltelleringet Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2012  Professional Photographer
thanks man, more is coming a a few days, have been busy working on new concepts :)
wazzasay Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012
good to know :D i shall look out for them :)

keep up the amazing work man :)
vanimacion Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The Gray and orange smoke is ruining it for me. Also, the table should have been burn in the shape of the light, and the chair is a great touch, but it looks fake and should be closer to the table and falling backwards. Or else the chair had initially been really far from the table. Other than that very impressive and a great concept. :)
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