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Awesome High-Speed Photos of Flowers Exploding

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Martin Klimas is no stranger to capturing things as they’re in the process of being smashed to bits. You might remember his series of photos showing porcelain figurines crashing against the ground we shared back in February of 2012.

His most recent series takes the same high-speed “explosion” approach, only the subject has changed from porcelain figures — which by nature smash up fairly easily — to flowers … a significantly less brittle subject. Read more…

Sound Painting Photographs with Paint and Speakers

Photographer Martin Klimas, whose porcelain figurine photos we shared yesterday, has a series of photographs that look like 3D Jackson Pollock paintings. He spent six months photographing portraits of sound by playing music through a speaker that’s crowned with paint. Klimas dials up the volume and then photographs the paint coming alive from vibrations caused by the sound waves.
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Epic Action Photos of Porcelain Figurines Shattering Against the Ground

For his project titled “Porcelain Figurines”, photographer Martin Klimas dropped various porcelain figurines onto the ground from a height of 3 meters and set up a camera to capture photos triggered by the sound of the crash. The result are razor-sharp images of exploding figurines frozen in time — “temporary sculptures made visible to the human eye by high-speed photography”.
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