30+ Captivating Fire Dancing Photos

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Fire is a very powerful element. Fire in its physical form can do for you what the sun itself does for our planet. The time fire was discovered, it changed human life forever. Just think about the times you sat facing a bonfire or fireplace. There’s something enchanting about the way the blaze sizzle and pop. Then suddenly, you started staring. That’s how hypnotic it is.

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Below are some cool or should we say hot collection of captivating fire photography shots. Fire dancing is a performance art form which combines equipment on fire into a spectacular dance. Many ethnicities have practiced fire dancing in a variety of forms, and fire dancing performance are growing very popular in the West, where many people are fascinated to the mixture of beauty and danger. When done properly, fire dancing is an impressive thing to gaze at, and is usually performed at night so that spectators can see fine distinctions of the presentation. Let’s view now some of this stunning photography shots of skillful fire dance performers.

Playing with Fire | Fahsi

Playing with Fire

Fire-Knife Dance | Danormansin Korea
This authentic ritual dance is performed with the pulsing rhythm of congo drums by artists weaving their baton-like fire knives around their entire body, from the feet to the palms to the mouth, in a seductively dangerous dance.

Pop Fire Knife

Fire Masamune | MattTheSamurai
Nickname MattTheSamurai, Mathieu shared some of the most stunning fire dancing photography we’ve ever seen in deviantart. If you are looking for more of their work, do visit Firedusk.

Fire Masamune

Fire Swirl

Fire Swirl

Fire Petals

Fire Petals

Fire Spiral II

Fire Spiral

The Fire Hole

The Fire Hole

Sparkling Angel

Sparkling Angel

Fire Wings

Fire Wings

Summoning the Sun

Summoning the Sun

Fire Slices

Fire Slices

Fire Alphabet

Fire Alphabet

Trapped in the Fire Mouth

Trapped in the Fire Mouth

Fire Genie | Playpoi

Fire Genie

Burning Flower | Mike ICoN
For the past 5 years Mike has traveled the country as both a performer and a teacher, sharing his passion and love for this fiery artform.

Burning Flower

Fire Wings | larslarsen77

fire wings

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Burning Rings of Fire | Aadezyn

Burning Rings

Grandma Tries it | Sam Bassett

Grandma tries it

Further References

  • Fire Dusk – Association of fire art, juggling and fights, offering pyrotechnic shows for any kind of event.
  • Bali Fire – Photos by Jean-Manuel Nadeua, fire dancing performance by Mia Watson & Jean-Manuel.
  • Fire Drums Fall 2006 – Small, occasionally rainy, and very fun gathering of fire dancers.
  • Fire poi dancing.
  • Nocturnal Sunshine – Santa Cruz-based fire troupe dancing on a warm summer evening.
  • Thailand Fire – Some special photo shoots from Pai and Koh Phangan, Thailand.

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