As much as I generally prefer the realism of photography, I do also occasionally like to create my own images. I do dabble in other forms of visual expression, such as drawing and even painting once in a while. Here
Just because something is small does not mean it is insignificant. Often the smallest things are also the most intricate and/or beautiful. With patience and the right tools, one can capture even the tiniest works of art.
Fire is light and motion incarnate. Beyond that, it has many of the other features I seek when choosing what pictures to take, such as grand vistas and fantastic living beings. I can stare at a fire for hours, and
Color is not always necessary to truly get the feel of what a picture portrays. Sometimes limiting the hues available gives a special strength or beauty to the picture. Monochrome photography is an art in itself.