Anlässlich meiner Begeisterung für diese Patronen und da ich sie auf mehreren Bildern - im Shooting mit Isabel und im letzten Post - verwendet habe, dachte ich, ich stelle sie euch mal in einem Post vor.
I first saw smoke cartridges at the blog "fearless-art" – sadly it's only German - and I always loved the photos with smoke. I didn't know what a smoke cartridge is or even that they exist at this point. I requested it and Fearless kindly told me something about it. They are also requested a lot at Google, you often see those pictures at websites where you can ask questions and they always answer: the smoke is created with those colors you can throw in the wind. But at least smoke cartridges are the easiest to use for it.
Ratsam ist es, sich noch ein paar Anzündhilfen zu kaufen, angeblich kann man sie aber auch ohne anmachen, das habe ich allerdings noch nicht probiert. Die anderen Farben will ich natürlich auch noch ausprobieren, wenn ich eine passende Idee dazu habe. Es fehlen noch grün, gelb, blau und orange.
I bought them at amazon. You can buy different packages there, with different colors, amounts and times of smoke. I decided to buy the two packages you see on the first picture: one with five white cartridges and one with mixed colors. I just tried a red and a white one. I was a little bit disappointed by the red one because I hoped for a stronger color, but the white one was perfect. They are 13,90€ for one package with five cartridges and I think that’s okay, not cheap but also not too expensive. One cartridge lasted for the whole shooting with Isabel and I could take a lot of photos with it.
It's clever to buy some lighters, they are not that expensive. I think you can light the cartridges without a help too, but I never tried. I'm excited to try out the other colors, green, yellow, blue and orange are waiting for some ideas!