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Guest 07-Nov-2007 19:11
Your gallery is selective and rewarding in every slide.

Richard Ellis06-Oct-2007 10:47
Hi Dsouzi
Thanks for the kind comments.
I do shoot my splashes at 1/20s, but it's the duration of the flash which freezes the motion not the camera shutter speed. I use a Canon 550EX most of the time and at 1/16 power the flash duration (and hence effective shutter speed) is about 1/15000s. Hope this helps explain things.
Regards Richard.
dsouzl05-Oct-2007 19:34
Richard...your work is inspirational! I LOVE your soap film and splash galleries!! Are you really shooting at 1/20s for the splashes? I've never attempted shots like those, but I've always assumed they must be shot at a higher shutter speed to freeze the motion. Either way, they're very well done! Bravo! Salut from Canada!
Samad Khan19-Sep-2006 19:33
Great gallery Richard! Keep up the good work.
Guest 18-Sep-2006 00:14
Very nice work Richard!

You should consider dropping by at the dpreview sigma forum to share your insights on getting shots like these.

Mike Tuthill
Hodero06-Sep-2006 22:45
Welcome to Pbase.You opened up with a spectacular gallery ! Hope to see more.
Cheerio from Holland..."H"