Photo 7 - This is a high-speed shot of a drop of milk into a cup of coffee as it is hit by another drop, i.e. one drop splashes back up then is hit by the next.

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9 comments so far...

Martina Weber plus September 13, 2010, 04:58 AM
is this for real ?
Sean Lanigan September 13, 2010, 05:10 AM
Sure is, all of these are real photos. :)
marco_vdw September 13, 2010, 11:48 AM
What is the shuttertime for something like this?
Martina Weber plus September 13, 2010, 12:55 PM
yes, please, more info to this one!!
janress September 13, 2010, 01:30 PM
WOW great !
Sean Lanigan September 14, 2010, 06:39 AM
I had a dropper above the cup of coffee, and my Metz flash on my Pentax K7 set to manual 1/16th output. The shutter speed is 1/180th, but the scene was dark apart from the light from the flash - meaning that the shutter speed effectively becomes whatever the duration of the flash is. A Xenon flash at low power is only on for about 1/10,000th of a second, so in a way that is the actual exposure time of this photo. Then I used a cable release to trigger the camera on burst mode.
Same technique for Photo 2 and Photo 11.
marco_vdw September 15, 2010, 12:39 AM
Thanks for the explanation.
I have never looked into high-speed photography before. But it seems definitely worthwhile. Thanks again.
Martina Weber plus September 15, 2010, 05:53 PM
anyway, ashonishing result !!!!
Quantumleaper October 04, 2010, 08:34 PM
Great technique, would've never come up with such an idea. Kudos to you for making such efforts!

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