Water Drop Photos

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May 092010

Gizmodo's photo challenge this week was to capture a water drop like you see in those neat high-speed photography shots. They supplied a few links to some tutorials for capturing these images yourself and I must admit, I was somewhat skeptical of the possibility.

Not one to give up without trying, I set things up based on this tutorial at ePHOTOzine and experimented from there. I ended up shooting on Manual at 1/160 and f/22 with my flash at 1/64.

After much trial and error (and around 400 shots), I ended up with a few I was happy with. Here is the one I submitted:


The rest of the "good" ones can be found in our gallery site. Enjoy!

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