burning man 2010 - 197 photos

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Burning Man 2010 photos by Tristan Savatier (email me!)

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traffic jam on country road, bumper to bumper, burning man, cars, dawn, heavy, night, road, traffic congestion, traffic jam
crepuscular rays and stormy sky over burning man 2010, burning man, cloudy, crepuscular rays, dusk, haze, hazy, stormy, sun light, sun rays through clouds
dragons of eden - burning man 2010, art car, burning man, dragon, dragons of eden, dusk, mutant vehicles, sculpture, teeth
fire sculpture - nucleus by kasia danuta-bilhartz, burning man, dusk, fire, rings, sculpture
fire sculpture - nucleus by kasia danuta-bilhartz, burning man, dusk, fire, rings, sculpture
grace liew - burning man 2010, burning man, dusk, fire, grace liew, rings, sculpture, sunglasses, woman
tristan savatier - selfportrait - burning man 2010, burning man, dusk, fire, rings, sculpture, self portrait, selfie
tower - burning man 2010, art installation, bryan tedrick, burning man, cage, dusk, sculpture, the man, the minaret, tower
tower with red LED lighting - burning man 2010, art installation, bryan tedrick, burning man, cage, clouds, cloudy, dusk, led lights, red, sculpture, the minaret, tower
spinning a fire rope - burning man 2010, burning man, circle, fire dancer, fire dancing, fire performer, fire ring, fire rope, fire spinning, night, woman
the burning man viewed from the top of the tower, burning man, neon lights, night, the man
the temple of flux at night, burning man, megatropolis, night, temple of flux
the neverwas haul speampunk art car - burning man 2010, art car, burning man, cattle guard, mutant vehicles, neverwas haul, steampunk, victorian
the neverwas haul - side - burning man 2010, art car, balcony, burning man, mutant vehicles, neverwas haul, steampunk, umbrella, victorian
the neverwas haul - front - burning man 2010, art car, burning man, cattle guard, mutant vehicles, neverwas haul, steampunk, victorian
color umbrella, burning man, goggles, hat, neverwas haul, steampunk, sunglasses, umbrella, victorian
neverwas haul - victorian steampunk art car - burning man 2010, art car, burning man, mutant vehicles, neverwas haul, steampunk, victorian
steampunk costume, binoculars, burning man, colonial helmet, colonial pith helmet, goggles, neverwas haul, steampunk, victorian
tattoo - burning man, andy pischalnikoff, arm, burning man, fire dancer, fire dancing, fire performer, fire poi, fire spinner, playarazi, tattooed, tattoos, the man
neil girling - mr nightshade - burning man 2010, art car, burning man, camera, goggles, helmet, mutant vehicles, neil girling, nightshade, photographer
climbing the tower - burning man 2010, art installation, bryan tedrick, burning man, climbers, climbing, danger, fall, sign, the minaret, tower, warning, woman
praying mantis art car, burning man, insect, lorry, mantis art car, mutant vehicles, praying mantis, truck
seahorses segway lovers - burning man 2010, blue, burning man, hats, inflatables, love, pink, seahorses, segway x2, segways, woman
ahni radvany hooping at center camp - burning man 2010, ahni radvanyi, burning man, hula hoop, hula hooper, hula hooping, mini hoop, woman
hooper bending backward - burning man 2010, ahni radvanyi, bending backward, burning man, hula hoop, hula hooper, hula hooping, mini hoops, sunglasses, woman
2010 - burning man, burning man, devil horns, eyebrow piercing, green eyed, green eyes, marie, sunglasses, woman
weird hat - burning man 2010, burning man, costume, hat, headdress, headgear, sunglasses
climbing the tower - burning man 2010, art installation, bryan tedrick, burning man, climbers, climbing, the minaret, tower
gabrielle with her fox head mask, burning man, copper, costume, ears, fox, head, mask, scarf, woman
strings of kites, burning man, kites, men, mirror visor, strings, visors
the umbrella-man performing at dawn - burning man 2010, burning man, dawn, performance, the man, u-man, umbrella man, white umbrellas
the chicken art car - burning man 2010, art car, burning man, cadillac, chicken car, loki, mutant vehicles, night, rooster
cadillac art car - burning man 2010, art car, burning man, cadillac, chicken car, loki, mutant vehicles, night, rooster
woman with face paint at night - burning man 2010, burning man, facepaint, nicole, night, woman
infinitarium at night - burning man 2010, art installation, burning man, fire, flower, infinitarium, night, sculpture
infinitarium at night - burning man 2010, art installation, burning man, fire, infinitarium, night
giant bee hive - the honey trap - burning man 2010, alveoles, animus, bee hive, burning man, honey trap, night, sculpture
the honey trap - giant bee hive - burning man 2010, alveoles, animus, bee hive, burning man, honey trap, night, sculpture
disorient art car blasting music at the bee hive - burning man 2010, akairways, art car, art installation, burning man, crowd, dancing, disorient, glowing, inflatable art, mutant vehicles, night, worms
dragonfly art car, art car, burning man, chris merrick, dragonfly, el-wire, fire, glowing, mutant vehicles, night, now-a-saurus
nexus camp - burning man 2010, burning man, dancing, glowing, nexus theme camp, night
fire sphere - nexus camp - burning man 2010, burning man, crowd, fire, nexus theme camp, night, pyrosphere, sculpture, sphere
spinning light hulahoop - burning man 2010, burning man, hooping, hula hoops, kaylyn, led hula, light hulas, night, rainbow colors, woman
spinning light hulahoops - burning man 2010, burning man, hooping, hula hoops, kaylyn, led hula, light hulas, night, woman
giant VW minibus - art car, art car, burning man, minibus, mutant vehicles, project walter, riesenbus, volks wagen, vw bus, walter the bus
center camp aerial - burning man, aerial photo, burning man
fisheye view from the top of the tower - burning man 2010, art installation, bicycles, bikes, bryan tedrick, burning man, cage, climbing, fisheye, raynox, the minaret, tower
tower shadow - burning man 2010, art installation, bicycles, bikes, bryan tedrick, burning man, cage, climbing, the minaret, tower
view from the top of the tower - burning man 2010, art installation, bicycles, bikes, bryan tedrick, burning man, cage, climbing, the minaret, tower
iX-chel sandivel, bryan tedrick, burning man, cage, ix-chel sandivel, love bug, love bugz, mas paz, peace sign, sunglasses, the minaret, tower, woman
iX-chel signing her name at the top of the minaret - burning man 2010, bryan tedrick, burning man, cage, graffiti artist, ix-chel sandivel, love bug, love bugz, marker pen, mas paz, sunglasses, the minaret, tower, woman, writing
iX-chel in the access shaft of the minaret - burning man 2010, bryan tedrick, burning man, cage, ix-chel sandivel, love bug, love bugz, mas paz, peace sign, sunglasses, the minaret, tower, woman
hanging in the cage at the top of the tower - burning man 2010, bryan tedrick, burning man, cage, hanging, men, ronald, the minaret, tower, upside-down
people climbing the tower - burning man 2010, art installation, bryan tedrick, burning man, climbing, the minaret, tower
climbing the tower - burning man 2010, art installation, bryan tedrick, burning man, climbing, silas, the minaret, tower
tower access door - burning man 2010, bryan tedrick, burning man, door, mirror sunglasses, the minaret, tower, woman
tattoo - black rock city - burning man, black rock city, blue print, burning man, map, tattooed, tattoos
japanese bunny at center camp cafe, asian woman, bunny ears, burning man, elin, japanese, rabbit ears
japanese bunny - elin kawa, asian woman, bunny ears, burning man, elin, japanese, rabbit ears
contact juggler, ball, burning man, contact juggling, sara, woman
helix spire - tower - burning man 2010, abstract, burning man, helix spire, sculpture, spiral, tower, wooden
metal tree - long shadows, art installation, backlight, burning man, future's past
metal globe, art installation, ball, burning man, globe, greta, metal sculpture, michael christian, sphere, steel, woman
4pyre2 - mobile fire art installation - burning man 2010, 4pyre2, art installation, burning man, fire, natural gas, night, propane gas
blue car - cadillac, art car, blue, burning man, cadillac, engine, hood, mutant vehicles, night
tower at night - burning man 2010, art installation, bryan tedrick, burning man, led lights, night, stars, the minaret, tower
up-side down on aerial hoop, aerial hoop, aerial ring, aerialist, burning man, cerceau, lyra, woman
aerial hoop, aerial hoop, aerial ring, aerialist, burning man, cerceau, lyra, woman
aerialist - aerial hoop, aerial hoop, aerial ring, aerialist, burning man, cerceau, lyra, woman
woman on aerial hoop, aerial hoop, aerial ring, aerialist, burning man, cerceau, lyra, woman
woman with bullhorn, bowler hat, bullhorn, burning man, chain, elfi, goggles, woman
mumu mariane charline - woman biting her finger - red gloves, burning man, lip piercing, makeup, nose piercing, septum piercing, woman
woman with long red glove - mumu mariane charline, burning man, lip piercing, makeup, nose piercing, septum piercing, woman
photo of mumu and her butterfly earring, burning man, butterfly earring, feather earring, key necklace, nose piercing, puerto rican flag, puerto rico flag, septum piercing, woman
woman biting her hair - mumu mariane charline, burning man, lip piercing, makeup, nose piercing, septum piercing, woman
butterfly earring - mumu, burning man, butterfly earring, nose piercing, septum piercing, woman
two people in chadri - burning man 2010, arabian, burka, burning man, burqa, chador, chadri, headgear, hijab, islam, islamic, muslim, pink, red, veil, voile integral, voile intégral, voile islamique, women, برقع, چادر
autumn leaves costume hat, autumn, burning man, costume, fall, hat, headdress, mapple leaves, woman
woman and golden robot, burning man, cuffs, gauge, goggles, hat, pipes, robot costume, spark plug, woman
customized goggles, burning man, customized, goggles, plastic eyes, woman
woman with lace tanktop - head band jewelry, burning man, head band, jewelry, lace tanktop, necklace, woman
scott london - photographer - burning man 2010, burning man, cowboy hat, photographer, scott
vampire costume - cat-eye yellow contact lenses, bindis, burning man, cat eyes, cat-eye contact lenses, color contact lenses, contacts, expression, red, special effects contact lenses, teeth, theatrical contact lenses, vampire fangs, woman
white angel costume, angel wings, burning man, costume, white angel, woman
vampire - cat-eye yellow contact lenses - fangs - golden face paint, bindis, burning man, cat eyes, cat-eye contact lenses, color contact lenses, contacts, expression, red, special effects contact lenses, teeth, theatrical contact lenses, vampire fangs
rush hour at burning man, art installation, burning man, climbing, crowd, the minaret
people climbing the tower, art installation, burning man, climbing, crowd, the minaret
relaxing at burning man 2010, art installation, bare feet, barefoot, burning man, hanging, relaxing, the minaret
woman climbing the tower, boots, burning man, climbing, the minaret, white wig, woman
reflection of the tower in a woman's sunglasses, burning man, sunglasses, the minaret, tower, woman
woman with red japanese umbrella near the minaret tower, art installation, burning man, japanese umbrella, red umbrella, the minaret, tower, woman
superwoman fuzzy costume, bicycle, bike, blue, burning man, costume, fluffy, fuzzy, good girl, katie, plushy, red, super girl, super hero, superwoman, woman
guy in diving helmet - burning man 2010, brass, burning man, copper, diver, diving helmet, head, mouth, mustache
kate with bunny ears - burning man 2010, bunny ears, burning man, goggles, kate, rabbit ears, woman
petrol lamps, burning man, fire, lamplighters, lamps, lorry, petrol lanterns, poles, timezone, truck, zoonbats
"the burning man" on top of its art deco tower, art deco, burning man, dawn, the man, tower
magic mushrooms, art car, burning man, glowing, magic mushrooms, mushroom patch, mutant vehicles, night
milk box and bowl, 25,400, 6,702, aka, art car, bowl, breakfast, burning man, creamy, fresh, milk box, milktropolis, mutant vehicles, surreal & milk, surreal and milk
groucho marx art car, art car, burning man, eyebrows, groucho marx, incognito mobile, mutant vehicles, nose
yellow spider, art car, burning man, mutant vehicles, yellow spider
mirror heart, burning man, heart shape, mirror
skull with mirror mosaic, burning man, disco, mexican skull, mirror mosaic, mirrors
bali monkey chant - burning man 2010, burning man, crowd, hands up, kecak, ketjak, monkey chant, raised hands
balinese monkey chant, burning man, crowd, hands up, kecak, ketjak, monkey chant, raised hands
raised hands, burning man, crowd, hands up, kecak, ketjak, monkey chant, raised hands
katie getting a face painting, blonde, burning man, face painting, facepaint, katie, woman
biblical eve with apple and snake, apple, biblical, burning man, crown, eve, green wig, headdress, leaves, maude, temptation, toy snake, woman
head stand, bra, burning man, purple, sara, screaming, upside-down, woman
woman with decorated dust mask, 3m respirator, blue wig, burning man, decorated dust mask, decorated respirator, dreadfalls, head band, woman
red and yellow dreadlocks - damon knight, african american man, black man, burning man, dreadlocks, goggles, red
tongue biting couple, burning man, ear piercing, sky nebeulah, sticking out tongue, sticking tongue out, woman
human powered art car - the maltese fulcrum - burning man 2010, art car, burning man, human powered, kinetic, mutant vehicles, pedal powered
white wolf costume, burning man, mask, taxidermed, taxidermied, taxidermy, white wolf, wolf costume
rainbow tights, biting, bitting, blue ribbon, burning man, flowing ribbon, rainbow colors, rainbow stockings, rainbow tights, squatting, woman
flowing ribbon artist - mumu, blue ribbon, burning man, flowing ribbon, performance, rainbow colors, rainbow stockings, rainbow tights, woman
flowing ribbon, blue ribbon, burning man, flowing ribbon, performance, rainbow colors, rainbow stockings, rainbow tights, woman
weird beard, beard, burning man, color contact lenses, contacts, military cap, military hat, red, special effects contact lenses, steven raspa, theatrical contact lenses, white contact lenses
dancing with a bowler hat - mumu, bowler hat, burning man, performance, rainbow colors, rainbow stockings, rainbow tights, woman
stiltwalkers at dawn, backlight, burning man, dawn, performance, stilts, stiltwalkers, stiltwalking
girl with fake mustache, asian woman, burning man, fake moustache, fake mustache, false moustache, false mustache, goggles, hat, makeup, redhead, roxy doll
glowing fish - art car, burning man, fish, glowing, mutant vehicles, neon, night, unidentified art car, woman
manhole - burning man metropolis, burning man, manhole cover, open, pipes
the fifth element, burning man, costume, hair color, orange hair, the fifth element, woman
necklace with crystals and peacock feathers, burning man, crystals, necklace, peacock feathers, woman
woman with dust mask, 3m respirator, burning man, dust mask, goggles, hat, michelle, respirator cartridges, scarf, woman
photographer at center camp - asian woman - burning man 2010, asian woman, burning man, camera, fashion, photographer
blue tongue - sticking tongue out, blue tongue, burning man, feather eyelashes extensions, hat, headdress, jenni, sticking out tongue, sticking tongue out, white flowers, woman
ahni radvany, ahni radvany, burning man, goggles, woman
bending backward, ahni radvany, bending backward, burning man, goggles, hooper, hulahoop, hulahooper, upside-down, woman
michael chichi, burning man, glitter, makeup, michael, necklaces
blue goggles, bandana, blue goggles, burning man, woman
bright smile, burning man, dreadlocks, woman
golden chain mesh jewelry - fashion show, astrid, burning man, chain mesh, chains, fashion show, jewelry, woman
chain mesh jewelry, astrid, burning man, chain mesh, chains, fashion show, jewelry, woman
fashion model - burning man 2010, bethany, burning man, woman
teddy bears costume, burning man, costume, fashion show, hat, plush, red, sunglasses, teddy bears
native american costume with feather headdress, burning man, face painting, facepaint, fashion show, feather headdress, feather headwear, feathers, indian, indigenous costume, native american, necklace, seashells, tribal costume
contact improvisation - burning man 2010, burning man, luna, women
yellow hat, :yellow hat, asian woman, burning man, cowboy boots, elaine, goggles, necklace
diana camera, burning man, diana camera, photographer, sarah, woman
man with corset, bow tie, burning man, corset, dickie bow, fashion show, mustache, randal smith, stovepipe hat, umbrella
man with shirtless bow tie and earrings, bow tie, burning man, color contact lenses, contacts, costume, dickie bow, earrings, fashion show, mustache, randal smith, special effects contact lenses, stovepipe hat, theatrical contact lenses
feather hat, bracelets, burning man, costume, feather headdress, feather headwear, feathers, goggles, leopard, panther, woman
young woman with thin braids, bandana, black bra, braid, braided hair, burning man, woman
two fashion models, burning man, chrissy, fashion, piercing, tattooed, tattoos, women
mime performer - burning man 2010, burning man, face painting, facepaint, hat, mime, white face paint, white makeup
mime costume, burning man, facepaint, hat, mime, white face paint, white face painting, white makeup
dragon head with fire, animated, art car, burning man, crustacean wagon, dragon, fire, head, kinetic, mutant vehicles, night, sculpture, teeth
metal dragon head with fire, animated, art car, burning man, fire, kinetic, mutant vehicles, night, sculpture, teeth, tin pan dragon
explosion - the man burns - burning man 2010, bleve, burning man, fire ball, night of the burn, pyrotechnic explosion, pyrotechnics, the man
erin dancing - goggles - dust mask, 3m respirator, burning man, dryad siren, dust mask, goggles, respirator cartridges, woman
girl dancing on the night of the burn - erin at burning man, 3m respirator, burning man, dryad siren, dust mask, goggles, respirator cartridges, woman
stripship art car, burning man, glowing, mutant vehicles, neons, night, stripship, unidentified art car
marry me?, art car, burning man, butterfly costume, ghetto gypsy, glowing, mutant vehicles, neons, night
firefighters on fire engine, burning man, fire engine, fire truck, firefighters, lorry, men, night
giant chair art car, art car, burning man, chairman of the bored, giant chair, mutant vehicles, night, pete day, sitting
japanese mask, asian woman, burning man, cracked, japanese mask
clown balloons hat - flower balloons, balloon flower, balloon hat, burning man, clown balloons, dust mask
drag queen - burning man 2010, burning man, drag queen, pink wig, transvestite
inflatable giant soccer ball, art installation, burning man, inflatable art, woman
BRC sewer manhole, brc sewage, brc sewer, burning man, manhole cover
blond woman with pink costume, burning man, pink headdress, woman
miniature city block hat, beard, buildings, burning man, city block, cityscape, eyeglasses, eyewear, hat, headdress, houses, miniature, model, prescription glasses, spectacles
japanese mask and umbrella, burning man, feather boa, japanese mask, japanese umbrella
clavicles surface piercing, burning man, clavicle piercing, dust mask, nikola, respirator, sila, sunglasses, surface piercing, woman
pink hair, bandana, burning man, chloe, chloë, green eyed, green eyes, nose piercing, nose ring, nostril piercing, pink hair, red, woman
asian girl with green hair - tz rogers, asian woman, burning man, green hair, tz
metropolis sanitation worker, broom, brooming, burning man, metropolis sanitation, worker
masu sake cup, box, burning man, drinking, masu, self portrait, selfie, sunglasses, wood, wooden sake cup
sake bar, bandana, box, burning man, masu, sake bar, sunglasses, wood, wooden sake cup
motorcycle ready for the long trip back home - honda VTX 1800 R - burning man 2010, 1800cc, burning man, honda vtx, motorcycle touring, vtx 1800, vtx1800r
dancing lady, art installation, bliss dance, burning man, dancing girl, dancing lady, dancing woman, marco cochrane, sculpture, statue
fire engine - sparky, burning man, fire engine, fire truck, firefighters
cylindrical wooden frame burning at dusk, burning man, cylinder, cylindrical, dusk, fire, frame, wood, wooden
cylindrical wooden frame burning at dusk, burning man, cylinder, cylindrical, dusk, fire, frame, wood, wooden
burning cylindrical wooden frame, burning man, cylinder, cylindrical, dusk, fire, frame, wood, wooden
burning wooden frame, burning man, dusk, fire, frame, wood, wooden
handstand near fire, burning man, cylinder, cylindrical, dusk, fire, frame, hand stand, wood, wooden
woman dancing near fire, burning man, cylinder, cylindrical, dusk, face painting, facepaint, fire, frame, goggles, hat, makeup, woman, wood, wooden
two women dancing - cylindrical wooden frame burning, burning man, cylinder, cylindrical, dancing, dusk, fire, frame, heather, stretching, woman, wood, wooden
burning art, burning man, fire, night, wood, zark!
fire - wooden sculpture burning, burning man, fire, night, wood, zark!
fire - flame details close-up, burning man, fire, night
fire - some art burning, burning man, fire, night, wood, zark!
the temple ready to be burned - burning man 2010, burning man, dawn, temple of flux, wood
temple burning - burning man 2010, burning man, fire, night, temple of flux, wood
temple burning - burning man 2010, burning man, fire, night, temple of flux, wood
temple burning - burning man 2010, burning man, fire, night, temple of flux, wood
temple burning - burning man 2010, burning man, fire, night, temple of flux, wood
temple burning - burning man 2010, burning man, fire, night, temple of flux, wood
temple burning - burning man 2010, burning man, fire, night, temple of flux, wood
volunteer firefighter in fire-protection suit - burning man 2010, backlight, burning man, dust mask, fire suit, fire-protection suit, firefighter, night of the burn, respirator, safety helmet, smoke mask
angel wings at night, angel wings, burning man, night
EL-wire art - fish - butterfly, burning man, butterfly, el-wire, fire, fish, night, smoke
dinosaur art car, art car, burning man, dinosaur, gon kirin, mutant vehicles, night
flamethrower - burning man 2010, burning man, fire ball, fire cannon, flame thrower, fuel
flamethrower - fire canon - burning man 2010, burning man, fire cannon, flame thrower, fuel
thanks. i sometimes use masking tape and zip-lock bags to protect my equipment from the dust, but there is no 100% protection. so equipment suffers. this is the price to pay! (for making good photos at BM).
Your photos are amazing. I got my ticket and am going for the first time this year. I'm beaming with the anticipation of what will be an incredible adventure. I'm a budding photographer. So naturally I plan on taking photos. I was wondering if you used your dslr/slr in this dusty environment. If so, how did you protect it?
i recommend that you upload your photos on flickr, and tag them appropriately. also you should post them to the burning man groups. then many people will see them and will comment on them.
love you're work. 2010 was my first year and I got some great photos. I would have liked to have shared them with BM but didn't know how to go about it. I would like to email you a couple of my best efforts to see what you think. I want an objective eye. Friends opinions don't count because they always like anything I shoot. :). I'm not asking for a giant critique, just something like, "Hey, those are pretty good." Or "They are OK but you need more practice." Or "I don't have time for this." I used my Nikon D-300 and a Panosonic Lumix (when the dust was bad). Can't afford to ruin that Nikon. I really enjoyed viewing your great collection of photos. You're a true artist.