Splash Photography — How To Shoot A Splash Scene


posted on 14th of november, 2011

















Splash photography is challenging and a lot of fun. The reason – it requires some precise coordination, the results are wonderful and you are going to have a lot of fun practicing some coordination with your assistant while witnessing some funny moments. Let’s get started with this fun e-workshop.


Items Required For Splash Photography

You need 4 white acrylic sheets each of a size of 18 inches, a tripod to mount the camera, a glass, some water or a liquid of your choice, some ice-cubes and an assistant. (Of course you need a camera too – a DSLR works the best).


Setup — Preparation For Photographing Splash

Let’s spend some time arranging the perfect setup. We...

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Comments (13)

Posted by Coraldesign on November 20, 2011
Nice subject you opened up here. My piece of advice for others trying to create splashes: use remote shutter trigger with one hand and release the "bomb thing" with the other hand. This way you're in full control of the drop. Of course, you have to set the whole thing in advance: flash(es) intensity, camera position and don't forget to switch to manual focus mode on your lenses. Another piece of advice: press the remote trigger button half way down to lock the focus and drop the package only after you have the focus confirmation. This way your timing will be more precise. Have fun experimenting!!! Sorry about the assistant, there's no need for one, well, maybe yes, after the shooting session - to clean up the mess :)
Posted by Trottola on November 15, 2011
Nice to know, thank you for sharing!
Posted by Halilin on November 15, 2011
cong:) and thanks...



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8 Tips for Maintaining your Memory Card


posted on 15th of november, 2011











Besides your camera, your memory card may be the most important piece of equipment in your photo bag. Without a memory card, your camera won’t work, and if it’s not operating right, you could lose all your images from a long day of shooting. The good news is that by learning some basic maintenance tips and best practices, you can keep your cards running at peak performance and help ensure you don’t lose the images you worked hard to capture.

1. Format the Card in Your Camera

Whenever inserting your memory card into a camera, be sure to format the card in the camera so it’s completely prepared to work with the hardware. We don’t recommend that you use the same memory card in multiple cameras, unless you’ve already removed the important images...

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Posted by Picstudio on November 16, 2011
Great blog!
Posted by Trottola on November 16, 2011
Thanks for sharing!
Posted by Midosemsem on November 15, 2011
Thanks guys.

Dear David, there is nothing wrong with your work. It may be better if you try new subjects.



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