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After 20+ attempts, managed to get some decent (I mean recognizable)captures!
How this was done for my friends out there who want to a crack at it:
- Milk in a shallow plate,
- Goodies to drop in milk (i tried, olives,grapes,berries etc.).
- placed the grape in the milk and took an auto focus, changed that to manual in order to capture the point of impact,
- flash light off the camera placed to the left,
- tripod with the camera on remote cable,
- dropped the object from around 6 inches high,
- crossed my legs (cos one hand was holding the remote and the other the grape ;-) otherwise i would have preferred to cross my fingers..,
- timed to press the shutter release at the time of impact..,
- note: make sure your lens has a protection filter on as the splashes might be a bit messy..,
and hey presto!!! got some keepers!
try it folks.., its a lot of fun and teaches you a lot about light n shutter control (plus how to clean up all the mess that the wifey won't!!).
More of my attempts can be see at my site on the following link:
Enjoy n cheers,
plus don't forget to let me know how your attempt went!
In the story Splash Simplified.
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