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Bursting Balloons
« on: April 25, 2013, 07:38:32 AM »
First attempt at stop action photos of bursting water balloons.  Please let me know what you think!
http://photos.benchernicoff.net/Other/Water-Balloons/29086650_QmN6JZ#!i=2475720898&k=zpTcBJW
« Last Edit: April 25, 2013, 07:43:26 AM by bchernicoff »
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Bursting Balloons
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Re: Bursting Balloons
« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2013, 09:23:40 AM »
My favs are #3 and #4. The overall best IMHO is #4, but I like the balloon shaped water in #3 just as the balloon bursts!

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Re: Bursting Balloons
« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2013, 09:34:39 AM »
Well done
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Re: Bursting Balloons
« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2013, 09:47:18 AM »
Nice photos.  What was the set up?  Sound activated flash is mentioned but can you share the rest, please?

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Re: Bursting Balloons
« Reply #4 on: April 25, 2013, 10:25:38 AM »
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Re: Bursting Balloons
« Reply #5 on: April 25, 2013, 10:54:20 AM »
The third photo is excellent ... You can see the 'shockwave' of the burst travelling across what was the balloon.

Nice work.

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Re: Bursting Balloons
« Reply #6 on: April 25, 2013, 11:10:41 AM »
Hey, thanks for the feedback.
TL&DR: 4 second exposure in a dark room. sound activated flash trigger. bb gun.
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Re: Bursting Balloons
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Re: Bursting Balloons
« Reply #7 on: April 25, 2013, 11:13:52 AM »
Good Work.

I like #3, you can see the pellet at the corner of the frame.  ;D
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Re: Bursting Balloons
« Reply #8 on: April 25, 2013, 11:28:57 AM »
Very cool ! Thanks for the details.

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Re: Bursting Balloons
« Reply #9 on: April 25, 2013, 12:20:55 PM »
I edited my explanation to fix some typos and to add a Too Long, Didn't Read.
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Re: Bursting Balloons
« Reply #10 on: April 25, 2013, 04:18:12 PM »
Hey, on this subject...anyone have any ideas on variations for this I could try? I'm going try adding food coloring and then two balloons at the same time with different colors in each to see if I can get a mixing effect.
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Re: Bursting Balloons
« Reply #11 on: April 25, 2013, 11:27:27 PM »
I updated the gallery with a two balloon shot...one with blue food coloring in it and the other with yellow.
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Re: Bursting Balloons
« Reply #12 on: April 26, 2013, 12:22:50 AM »
Where did you shoot this and what measures do you take to prevent flooding haha. I can only imagine a mess! But good shoot I love the blue and yellow withe the green balloon almost as if there's a subtle message with those three color choices eh?
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Re: Bursting Balloons
« Reply #13 on: April 26, 2013, 02:42:18 AM »
Hey, on this subject...anyone have any ideas on variations for this I could try? I'm going try adding food coloring and then two balloons at the same time with different colors in each to see if I can get a mixing effect.

How about a surgical glove?
Why stick with balloons? How about light bulbs? If you don't mind cleaning up  :) and be careful  8)
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Re: Bursting Balloons
« Reply #14 on: April 26, 2013, 08:25:07 AM »
Nice work :)
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