It took Steven Silton two hours and 150 tries to capture this amazing photograph of a water drop showing an MC Escher painting.
The hardest part was focusing, in the set up picture I posted in the first comment you can see a piece of string above the eye dropper. I would let that hang down off the eye dropper and focus on that, then move it and squeeze the dropper and the shutter at almost the same time. [#]
He used a Canon 7D and 60mm macro lens, shooting at ISO 640, f/2.8, and 1/250.
Here’s a closer look at the drop itself:
Here’s a glimpse at his simple setup, with CD cases propping up the camera and a lamp stand holding up the water dropper:
Who needs a fancy setup when you have perseverance and creativity?
Image credits: Photographs by Steven Silton ([email protected]) and used with permission