© Lisa J. Boulden


Uploaded: March 02, 2009


A look into the anatomy of a smoke trail.

Exif: F Number: 19, Exposure Bias Value: 0.50, ExposureTime: 10/1800 seconds, Flash: fired, auto mode, return light not detected, ISO: 160, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: NIKON D80


Ron McEwan March 02, 2009

Beautiful #1091503

Jim Huffield March 02, 2009

This is way cool, Lisa. Jim #7233774

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna March 02, 2009

Just gorgeous, Lisa...Actually ALL in this series is gorgeous!!!!! :-) k #7233876

Allen Hughes March 02, 2009

Another beautiful addition to your collection of smoke photos. #7233879

Eugenio Diaz March 02, 2009

Simply awesome capture and colour. #7234167

Michelle Alton March 02, 2009

The best one YET! How is that possible? #7234234

Bill Treadway March 02, 2009

very nice. #7234291

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic March 02, 2009

A snazzed up version.
Any preferences?

Thank you all for your wonderful comments! If you ever get the chance, try photographing smoke. I find the shapes and densities that emerge really fascinating.
Many blessings, Lisa #7234369

Marcel J. Fernandez March 02, 2009

Will add to my favorites gallery. Super work Lisa. #7234483

Tammy Espino March 02, 2009

When are you going to give a workshop on how to do it Lisa? lol
I like the snazzy version, but then that's just me :o) Both are awesome! #7234628

Laurie Daily level-deluxe March 02, 2009

WoW..sure do love this series, Lisa! #7234635

Erica Murphy level-deluxe March 02, 2009

LISA! WOW!!! I just love this!! Must go look for the series. Great work. Very creative. LOVE THIS! #7234708

Dianna Murphy March 02, 2009

Another great and creative image Lisa!!! #7234716

Jessica Jenney March 02, 2009

FANTASTIC!!!! Gorgeous series, Lisa! #7234732

David Phalen March 02, 2009

Another outstanding piece of art!! #7234935

William C. Raco level-classic March 02, 2009

Simply amazing, Lisa

Janice Mezzacappa March 02, 2009

Lisa they are all GORGEOUS with their shapes, colors, swirls and you name it :) GREAT work, keep them coming so we can enjoy!! #7235477

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic March 02, 2009

Both are good but I like the original a wee bit better, Lisa.

Usman. #7235633

Tiia Vissak March 02, 2009

very beautiful! #7235760

Debbra Bailey March 03, 2009

Your whole series is very beautiful and interesting Lisa - great job!! The images are so creative and light - I love the different shapes you are capturing - they make great compositions! #7237043

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic March 03, 2009

Thought I'd share the original, uncolored version, too.

Thanks for the kind and encouraging comments. You guys are great!
Smiles, Lisa♥ #7237816

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic March 03, 2009

Fantastic work Lisa!,
Amalia #7237892

Mike F. Anderson level-classic March 03, 2009

Very nice series Lisa. I like this one the best - it looks like a tornado on a tube. #7238921

Gerri R. Jones March 04, 2009

This one is so pretty Lisa!!!...I like the centric blue lines :) #7243966

JO ANN CLEVELAND March 06, 2009

They all are lovely Lisa, this is so fascinating to me....

jo ann c. #7250890

Ken Smith level-classic March 07, 2009

It'd be great if you could create a video of the set up...it's mesmerizing, for sure..all your smoke shots are unique in their own rights. The judges will be hard-pressed to pick the one or two for the medals..cause they're all deserving of recognition! #7254934

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe April 04, 2009

Beautiful flowing image Lisa, this really is amazing! #7371600

Shawn Jennings level-classic April 22, 2009

Another fantastic image, Lisa! Congratulations on your finalist! #7432345

M.Christine Duncan April 22, 2009

Hey... DRU Club and myself salute ya girl!!! Another finalist, and it's dynamite!!! I say "winner"!!! #7432717

Stefania Barbier level-addict April 22, 2009


Mike F. Anderson level-classic April 22, 2009

Congratulations on your finalist, Lisa! #7434097

Tammy Espino April 22, 2009

Congrast!!! Keep doing smoke images and your whole gallery will be winners :) Not that they aren't already! #7434185

Kristi A. Howson April 22, 2009

Great timing Lisa! Congratulations and best of luck in the next round! #7434194

Linda D. Lester level-classic April 22, 2009

Congratulations on your finalist.....good luck in the next round!!! :) #7434723

Leslie McLain level-deluxe April 22, 2009

Congrats on your wonderful finalist. #7434745

Ken Smith level-classic April 22, 2009

THat's really cool..congrats again, Lisa! #7434757

Linda D. Lester level-classic April 22, 2009

WOW!!!! Awesome....Congratulations! #7435065

Debra R. Harder April 22, 2009

These all deserve GOLD in my book, Lisa! STUNNING!! CONGRATULATIONS again!! Deb #7435120

Karen Celella level-deluxe April 22, 2009

You're really smokin' with these awards Lisa. You go girl!! Keep them comin'. Congratulations! #7436049

Renee Doyle level-classic April 22, 2009

Winner for sure Lisa!!! Congratulations!!! #7436071

Jeana Clark April 22, 2009

Fabulous finalist!!!!

~J~ #7436332

Alex T. Mizuno April 22, 2009

You have become a master of smoke images Lisa. Congratulations on your Finalist again!!! #7436460

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe April 22, 2009

And another huge congratulations on this gorgeous finalist Lisa!! You are smokin girl!!! LOL!!! Best of luck in the next round!! #7436720

Clyde P. Smith level-deluxe April 22, 2009

Congratulations on your Finalist Lisa. #7436824

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic April 22, 2009

Thank you all so much!!!
Blesings, Lisa♥

Kim Andelkovic April 22, 2009

Brilliant work Lisa....your just to good....lol love the whole series #7437281

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic April 22, 2009

Beautiful finalist Lisa...Congratulations on a well deserved finalist !! #7437367

Courtenay Vanderbilt April 23, 2009


JO ANN CLEVELAND April 23, 2009

Congrats Lisa! You are smokin' on the finalist again and they are very well deserved!

jo ann c. #7438568

Max Aureli April 23, 2009

Congratulations Lisa great Finalist!!! :-)))) #7438613

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic April 23, 2009

Congrats on this amazing capture!!! #7438968

Christian Rosito April 23, 2009

Congratulations on your finalist! #7439201

Robert Baer April 23, 2009

congrats on this so very creative image! #7439409

Mitch Spence level-classic April 23, 2009

Congratulations, Lisa. It is, of course, marvelous. #7439698

Elida Gutierrez April 23, 2009


Leland N. Saunders level-addict April 23, 2009

Ma ... Lisa's smokin' ag'in ... !!

Congratulations on another beautiful conflagration ... !!

Lee #7440671

Carol Sawyer April 23, 2009

Congratulations on your finalists, Lisa!! #7440874

Laurie Daily level-deluxe April 23, 2009

I love all of these, Lisa! Congratulations on another outstanding finalist!!! #7441204

Susie Peek-Swint April 23, 2009

You certainly hit the jackpot with your smoke series Lisa ~ congrats again .. terrific work! #7441381

Eivor Kuchta April 23, 2009

Congratulations on your finalist, Lisa! #7441404

Sam Britt April 23, 2009

You're so good at these images - congratulations again, Lisa!! #7441896

Vladan D. Djordjevic April 24, 2009

Congratulations on your finalist!

Janice Mezzacappa April 24, 2009

Congrats Lisa on your wonderful finalist! #7444452

Erica Murphy level-deluxe April 24, 2009

Congratulations on your finalist Lisa!! I love the whole series! #7444623

Eugenio Diaz April 24, 2009

COngratulations on your Amazing Finalist, well done! #7446671

Laurence Saliba level-classic April 24, 2009

Congratulations Lisa!! You are the best!!! #7447035

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic April 25, 2009

~•~ • ♥ • ~•~
Truly humbled.
Thank you.
~♥~ #7448067

Laurence Saliba level-classic April 27, 2009

Congrats again Lisa!!!! #7456641

Datha Y. Thompson April 27, 2009

Congratulations AGAIN!! AWESOME!!! YGG :) #7456745

Carol Engstrom level-addict April 27, 2009

Congrats, again, Lisa! #7456901

Stefania Barbier level-addict April 27, 2009

and again Lisa, HUGE congrats! #7456988

Renee Doyle level-classic April 27, 2009

Congratulations once again Lisa!!! WTG! #7457174

Tammy Espino April 27, 2009

Congrasts Lisa!!! :) #7457215

M.Christine Duncan April 27, 2009

YAY!!! Congrats Lisa on this super cool winner.... yesterday was awesome shooting with you and Chris L, (the lemon cupcake thingies were TO DIE FOR btw, lol!!!!) Give me a holler anytime you want company shooting the cemetary! #7457281

Jessica Jenney April 27, 2009

Congratulations, Lisa on your terrific win! #7457481

Colleen Farrell April 27, 2009

WTG, Lisa! Congrats again on an incredible WIN! #7457698

Leslie McLain level-deluxe April 27, 2009

Congrats on your wonderful winner!! #7457713

Robert Baer April 27, 2009

congrats lisa on this very creative, smokey image. #7457760

Courtenay Vanderbilt April 27, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS, Lisa!!! #7457818

Claudia Kuhn level-classic April 27, 2009

Beautiful Lisa, congratulations! #7457854

Aimee C. Eisaman April 27, 2009

CONGRATS.....all of these images are beautiful in their own way! :~) #7457918

Debra R. Harder April 27, 2009

Congratulations again, Lisa!! WTG!! This was a WINNER all the way!! DEB #7457947

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic April 27, 2009

Another huge congrats on another wonderful winner. #7457979

Vladan D. Djordjevic April 27, 2009


Sam Britt April 27, 2009

Big Congratulations, another terrific second place winner, Lisa! #7458221

Linda D. Lester level-classic April 27, 2009

Awesome.....Congratulations!!!! #7458279

Cheryl E. Molennor April 27, 2009

So Cool! Congratulations on this amazing winner! #7458352

ROLAN NARMAN April 27, 2009

Huge Congratulations on your gorgeous winner Lisa! #7458505

Ken Smith level-classic April 27, 2009

HOpefully you can provide your smoke photos to some other magazines or big $$ contests. They'd be very competitive. Congrats, Lisa! #7458680

A P April 27, 2009

Racking them up girlfriend. Good for you. Congratulations again. #7458748

Kelly S. Cavanaugh April 27, 2009

Great work, Lisa! Congratulations!! #7458820

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe April 27, 2009

Another huge congratulations on this stunning winner Lisa!!! #7458885

Jeana Clark April 27, 2009

Yipee Dear Girl!!!!
Congratulations again!!!!
Awesome work!!!!!!

~J~ #7458918

Alex T. Mizuno April 27, 2009

This is a real masterpiece Lisa!! Congratulations on your win!!! #7458951

Carol L. Fowler April 27, 2009

Congratulations on this win! #7458960

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic April 27, 2009

~• ~♥~ •~
What a great surprise!
Many thanks to each of you for the uplifting worsds!!!
Blessings, Lisa♥ #7458973

Sharon Sawyer April 27, 2009

Lisa, huge congratulations on your outstanding winner!!! This smoke series is exceptional!!! #7459040

Evy Johansen level-classic April 27, 2009

So glad to see one of your beautiful smoke images as winner, Lisa!! Big congratulations!! #7459165

Mary K. Robison April 28, 2009

Such a gorgeous image, Lisa!
Congratulations on another superb winner! #7459202

Tarun Bose April 28, 2009

Big, big, congrats Lisa, for your excellent winner. #7459475

Tammy Scott April 28, 2009

Congratulations on a terrific winner! #7459656

Eugenio Diaz April 28, 2009

HUGE congratulations on this stunning winner Lisa! #7460354

Lynne Morris level-classic April 28, 2009

Fantastic winner Lisa, Huge Congratulations. #7460383

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna April 28, 2009

WHOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOO!!!! WTG on your winning image, Lisa!!! :-) ♫ k #7460582

Elida Gutierrez April 28, 2009


 "Purple Crystal Trophy"

A Special Trophy for

"August Winners"


Graeme yew Chow April 28, 2009

Another favourite of your work of smoke. Congratulation on your super win, Lisa. #7460805

Vitor Dias April 28, 2009

Bravo Lisa.
Congratulations on your fantatsic win.
rgds Vitor #7461037

Elida Gutierrez April 28, 2009


 "Purple Crystal Trophy"

A Special Trophy for

"MARCH Winners"

Sorry!!! #7461349

Guy D. Biechele level-classic April 28, 2009

So cool!! Congratulations, Lisa! #7461510

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic April 28, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS, Lisa on another fantastic WINNER!!

Usman. #7461576

Shawn Jennings level-classic April 28, 2009

Congratulations again, Lisa! WTG!!! #7462002

Nick Lagos April 29, 2009

You do these brilliantly Lisa...congrats to you on another well deserved winner #7464163

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe April 29, 2009

Awesome Lisa, congratulations on your win! #7465775

Cathy Barrows April 29, 2009

Congrats on your 2nd place win...you are the queen #7466056

Robert K. Bemus level-classic April 29, 2009

Congratulations again, Lisa!! Just love these smoke images...is the smoke from your cigar?? (Just kidding :-) ) #7466767

Linda Blair April 30, 2009

Congratulations on your fantastic win!!!!!!! #7467997

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic April 30, 2009

A beautiful winner Lisa!!! Congrats!!! #7468813

anonymous April 30, 2009

Congrats Lisa on your teffific win! B- #7468861

Dianna Murphy April 30, 2009

Congrats Lisa, You know I'm a fan of your wonderful artistry. #7470564

William88 May 03, 2009

Congratulations on your excellent photo!! #7480547

Dennis S. Brennan May 03, 2009

Beautiful. Nice to see such great work from someone who has mastered smoke photography :-) #7480626

Max Aureli May 04, 2009

Fantastic Winner Lisa!!! Congratulations!!! #7485776

Rosemary Sampson level-classic May 17, 2009

So creative! A well deserved win. #7530603

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict May 20, 2009

Congratulations Lisa on your Win!!!

Dominick #7539119

June 24, 2010

WoW...love this Lisa you are so creative !!! #8715065

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