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Technique: Part 3 – Control

Continued from previous post… The usual means of capturing drops is to release the drop from a dropper and use an electronic circuit to recognize when the drop is in motion, wait for a precise amount of time, and trigger … Continue reading

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Technique: Part 2 – The Light

Continued from previous post… I use fairly typical high-speed photography techniques: I leave the shutter open for a relatively long time (in a darkened room) and use a flash to illuminate the splash. The flash needs to be of a … Continue reading

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Technique: Part 1 – Camera & Lens

Several people have asked about the photographic techniques I use for my Liquid Sculpture images. Here are the basics: Camera & lens Light Control Liquids Camera & Lens I have only used digital cameras for this work. I learn from … Continue reading

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The far reach of the web

A few months ago, I received email from a science teacher at an American School in Brazil. She explained that her 5th grade students were doing some science lessons about water and surface tension and such. She had seen my … Continue reading

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