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Photo A Day Experiment (PADE) Day3 - Candles

Wow! This PADE is getting so challenging - pushing me to try something new everyday (literally every evening). For today's theme, I browsed through my old collections, Diwali pics and there was none - many on Diyas and those electrical lights - but none on candles!

So, I started thinking - what to snap? And, then how to do it? Darkness with candle is the most sought after concept - but then what was new? I thought to do it with Candles inside a glass with some coloured liquid (ThumsUp) in it, with a woofer shaking it. Woofer couldn't be arranged, some 20 pics with dwindling and finally collapsing candles in colddrink couldn't end up with something I was looking for. So, something happened and I started blowing off the candles by diverging the blow via my left palm and trying to snap the pics using right hand. Results were series of pics with flickering as well as brightened flames. Discarded brightened ones, a collage of flickers is what I am posting today...




Do not worry if all the candles in the world flicker and die, 
 we have the spark that starts the fire ~ Rumi

This picture post is an Entry to PADE-2013, a month long Photo-blog event. To know more and participate, click here or here. Check themes here.

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