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Old Jan 24, 2010, 5:54 PM   #1
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Taken with Sony Alpha a550.
Filled a balloon with water and used a needle to pop the ballon. High shutter speed used to capture the burst.

Aperture: f8
Shutter Speed: 1/2000
Focal Length: 55mm (82mm equivalent to a 35mm).



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Old Jan 24, 2010, 6:10 PM   #2
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OOOOOUHH! Neat trick. And it WORKS! Cool!

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Old Jan 24, 2010, 6:42 PM   #3
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the 2nd shot looks pretty cool!
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Very nicely done, I like your thinking out of the box shots Bruno28.
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There is a demo clip from a new high speed vid cam. It shows the skin of the balloon actually coming off, while the shape of the balloon stays for a second. Then it all collapses. Cant remember the name of the camera but it was a big deal at the time because of its high speed capabilities. What you have here is good. The only thing is to do it again with a neutral background. like a large dark green garbage bag stretched behind it so the water will show up good. Shooting the balloon with a dart gun might be interesting experiment as well.
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Very nicely done, I like your thinking out of the box shots Bruno28.
Thanks shorturtle for complementing on the way I take my pictures. This makes me want to take more shots!!
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There is a demo clip from a new high speed vid cam. It shows the skin of the balloon actually coming off, while the shape of the balloon stays for a second. Then it all collapses. Cant remember the name of the camera but it was a big deal at the time because of its high speed capabilities. What you have here is good. The only thing is to do it again with a neutral background. like a large dark green garbage bag stretched behind it so the water will show up good. Shooting the balloon with a dart gun might be interesting experiment as well.
Thanks Bynx,
As soon as i get a chance to do that again i will try different backgrounds.
I have tried it with a video camera before and i was able to see the balloon coming off.
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Thanks for sharing! I have not seen anything like it.
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Thanks for sharing! I have not seen anything like it.
Thanks for motivating me vvcarpio!!!
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Oh, what fun! I must give it a try. Thanks for sharing.
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