High speed photography capture exploding flowers

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 17 September 2013

Photographer Martin Klimas loves shooting photos. He loves it so much that he takes shooting quite literally. He dips his subjects of choice in liquid nitrogen and then subjects them to a blast from an air cannon.

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High speed photography of water drops by León Dafónte Fernández

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By Leon Dafonte Fernandez in New Photography on Thursday 11 July 2013

León Dafónte Fernández is an art photographer experimenting with high speed photography. What you see on this site are high resolution water drop pictures, captured with high speed flash. Image editing is used only to clean up the background, balance brightness and contrast. A D-SLR camera with a macro lens captures the images, and a […]

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Objects exploding out of light bulbs: photos by Jon Smith

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By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Thursday 20 June 2013

Jon Smith fills incandescent light bulbs with objects, liquids and other substances and creates explosions which he then captures using high-speed photography. There’s paint, there’s colorful sand, there’s glitter, there’s sequins, there’s powder, and there are even goggly eyes. How marvelous.

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High-speed photos of exploding ornaments

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By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Monday 17 December 2012

Some of us are allergic to Christmas cheers. Alan Sailor has the perfect thing for these people: the fantastic sight of seeing Christmas ornaments get shot to smithereens by a pellet rifle. He doesn’t use any extra-spiffy equipment too, just a micro-second guided spark flash. For our part, we don’t hate Christmas, we just love explosions and colours.

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Astonishing Water Wigs by Tim Tadder

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By Troy Mattison Hicks in New Photography on Tuesday 28 August 2012

Tim Tadder is a creative visual communicator who has produced award winning work for Adidas, Bud, Coke Zero, ut his innovative Water Wig series is really putting him ‘a head’ of the game. These fantastic and bizarre freeze frames were created by dropping water balloons on some big bald heads.

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High-speed photography of soap bubbles

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By Rebekah Rhoden in New Photography on Saturday 18 August 2012

Swiss photographer Fabian Oefner used high-speed flash photography to capture the brief life of soap bubbles. The bubbles reflect a vivid spectrum of colors just before they burst. They pop after just a few seconds, leaving behind tiny soap particles in the air.

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High speed photographs of liquids in motion

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By Samantha Dalrymple in New Photography on Friday 1 June 2012

To create something beautiful through high-speed photography requires a lot of planning and patience. Photographer Jack Long’s series of photographs entitled Liquid Vessels and Blooms came about through his explorations with splash photography, which led him to create original ways to photograph liquids in motion. Or fluid suspensions, as he likes to call it. Through extensive experimentation, he was able to shape and color liquids in forms resembling flowers and was successful in creating each photo with just a single capture of the camera, without the use of photoshop to create composited images. What you see is how it was shot. Now that’s some major skill right there.

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Awesome high speed photography for Magnum campaign

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By Nathan Fuja in New Trends on Thursday 21 July 2011

Magnum ice-cream created a new forming process based around continuous extrusions that allows them to shape in three dimensions. Confused? So are we. But the concept for the advertising campaign was to create art out of the innovative reformulation of the ingredients.

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