- July 10, 2019 at 6:30 am #413899
- July 10, 2019 at 6:41 am #413903
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Does not suck.
- July 10, 2019 at 10:36 am #413909
The last one is my favorite. It is almost like a sculpture. Very nice David.
- July 10, 2019 at 3:47 pm #413921
The images are great and I love the last two David 🙂
- July 10, 2019 at 5:19 pm #413932
Neewer have tons of products they seem cover everything at ok prices as well , love the pictures David , i like them all ;).
- July 11, 2019 at 2:40 am #413976
Hi David: Amazing, so that’s 1/10,000 of a second flash, does that mean that is what your shutter speed was as well (because obviously a very fast shutter speed is needed to catch the water drops) or is it even possible to have a shutter speed different than a flash speed? and if that is possible how would that affect a shot? (or is that a naive question that doesn’t make logical sense?) and what about the aperture and iso? (btw the second one is my favorite) just curious about your settings.
- July 11, 2019 at 5:37 pm #414016
Dorothy – all good questions. The shutter speed is indeed different to the flash speed. This flash syncs with my camera at 1/125 sec, though I was using 1/80 for reasons unknown. It was shot in a moderately lit room, you really are relying on the flash speed to freeze the action. 1/10,000 second is really as slow as you’d want to shoot for these and there is a little motion blur, but that may be the 1/80 sec shutter speed as well.
my Jinbei lights go down to 1/19,000 sec which is great, and my speedlights shoot at 1/32,000 sec. the ability to use studio lighting for high speed shots like this is really new – and I only know of 4 that can be used this way.
Hope that answers the questions.
- This reply was modified 3 months, 1 week ago by David Chesterfield.
- July 11, 2019 at 9:47 pm #414043
Interesting experiment with the flash … love the texture you got in the last drop
- July 12, 2019 at 3:08 am #414052
looks like mushroom clouds.
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