Really enjoyed taking photos of the campfire during my recent vacation to New Brunswick. This is one of the best shots. It was hard to get in close enough without risking melting my equipment, as the fire had been going strong for several hours at this point.

As usual, I rue my choice of f/4, as the background flames are not nearly as sharp. However, some poignant cropping helps focus your eyes on what's in focus. I used the burn tool to hide some nigh-invisible background details to focus on the flames, used Topaz DeNoise to get clean it up, and some other touch-up work in photoshop.

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