Posts Tagged ‘waterballoon’

How to Capture Water Balloons Popping by Hacking a Shutter Release Cable

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Here’s a tutorial on how to capture an exploding water balloon in the precise moment the balloon pops, while the water still holds the shape of a balloon. I didn’t want to invest any money in laser barriers or something similar, so I built a very simple mechanism. It doesn’t give me perfect timing, but it produces acceptable results.
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Outside the Box: Add Sunglasses to a Water Balloon Pop Photograph

Here’s a neat idea of thinking outside the box: high-speed photographer Scott Dickson added a pair of sunglasses to an ordinary water balloon pop photograph, giving the splash some personality (and a “bowtie”).
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Awesome Photos of Bald Men Wearing Water Splashes as Wigs

Los Angeles-based photographer Tim Tadder, whose humorous Fish Head project we recently featured, is back again with another creative photo project based around experiments with water. This time, he found a bunch of bald guys, hurled water balloons at their heads, and then used a laser and sound trigger to capture high speed photographs. The resulting series, titled Water Wigs, shows the models wearing evanescent wigs created entirely of water.
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