13/10/2012 ~ Levitation
I've tried water drops before and I have been wanting to have a go again for a while so what better time than during my October Challenge.
I forgot how long it takes to set stuff up before pressing the shutter for the first time though and I ran out of time before I got bored but along the way I managed to get a few shots similar to the last time that I tried ... which was disappointing!
However, I then discovered something that dramatically improved some of the shots - this technique is not all about accurate focusing it needs sufficient light to stop down to extreme shutter speeds. I don't have powerful studio lights but I DO have my Pocket Wizards which can sync at very high speeds and as a result I was able to shoot at 1/6400 with my "humble" SB-900.
I got a few shots that seemed markedly better to me but then ultimately ran out of time - which leaves me eager to try it again ;).
Please feel free to provide constructive critique on the technical aspects of this photograph.