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satire23 Sep 30, 2009 10:41 PM

Water Drops
 
My first attempt at capturing water drops.

E-30 w/12-60mm and FL50.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3247/...883a21fa_b.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2463/...37c26664_b.jpg

Used a blue gel over the FL50 to color the light.
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2547/...c5a5b173_b.jpg

I was just using a straw to drip drops into a bowl of water, hard to get any consistancy in placement or timing.

gjtoth Oct 1, 2009 7:53 AM

Nice start! I used a generic eye dropper but, placement is still hit & miss. I was thinking of an IV drip set-up but I don't want to invest a whole bunch into it. K.I.S.S. I have this tendency to go crazy-wild with a project that I may or may not ever use again after investing a bunch of money into it then wonder, "What happened here?" :dontknow:

The blue gel looks pretty cool. When I printed out one of my water drop shots, it came out looking like this! I colorized this in Gimp to sort of show what it looks like. Weird! On the monitor it looks just fine. Printing it out (tried several programs and settings) produces this.

http://i86.photobucket.com/albums/k1...6193-print.jpg


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