Friday, January 29, 2010

Captivating Fire Dancing Photos

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. 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.
The element of fire has existed as a part of tribal dancing for ages. What we think of as firedancing is largely influenced by Maori and Hawaiian traditions. New Zealand's Maori people and their traditions are one of the main foundations of modern firedancing. Maori poi balls are percussive and dance instruments that are used in a variety of ways, including storytelling and exercise. Poi use increases flexibility and strength of wrists, hands, and arms, as well as helping to develop coordination. Let’s view now some of this stunning photography shots of skillful fire dance performers.

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