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Liquid and Splash Photography for beginners (member-only)

This course – Liquid and Splash Hi-Speed Photography for Beginners is a free course that is built off [...]
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This course – Liquid and Splash Hi-Speed Photography for Beginners is a free course that is built off of several years of tutorials and behind the scenes videos that Alex Koloskov has shared on his personal blog.

These come both as video training as well as blog posts with images and text discussing specific topics that target on individual areas where you can improve your product photography Liquid and Splash Hi-Speed Photography for Beginners contains a wide range of topics and will be good for both total beginners as well as those who have some photographic skills, but who want to gain some additional skills to enhance their photography.

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Course Breakdown:

Total Running Time: 22min of video and reading material

Level: Intermediate

  • Equipment: - Blog Post -

    This section looks at the kind of gear that you will need to create hi-speed splash and liquid photography. This includes items like strobes, flashes, monolights, cameras, light modifiers, as well as other equipment. There are recommendations for every level of affordability.

  • Liquid Splash with Speedlites: - 9:43 -

    Video and Blog Post – In this video you will see how to set up and shoot splash effects using apples as the subject.  Here you will see how to create a clean looking splash with stop action and no motion trails.

  • Using Liquids in Commercial Studio Photography: -10:40 –

    Video and Blog Post – Now you will examine how create water based liquid shots. By using an aquarium you will be able to create unique product shots using colored gels for effects and how to use the surface of the water as a mirror for creative looks.

  • Carbonated Water in Commercial Studio Photography: - Blog Post -

    Now builds off of the last post and replaces the water with sparkling water mixed with distilled water to give it a bubbly look. This will show you how to provide a little different look for use with your product shots.

  • Milky Splash over iPhone: - 0:50 -

    Blog Post and Short Video – Here you will see how to create a milky splash with an iPhone. This is a two part technique where you will see how to shoot the iPhone and then shooting the splash over a case so as to not damage the phone.

  • 8 Tips for Successful Liquid Splash Photography: - Blog Post -

    This post takes a look at some useful tips when working with liquid. These are things that are often overlooked, but will really make a difference in your splash photography.

  • Gel Balls as Awesome Water Drops in Splash Photography: - Blog Post -

    Examines how you can use clear gel balls to get some unique looks in your photography. These are clear balls of gel that can make some pretty cool effects when used with water and the use of color in your work.

In Liquid and Splash Hi-Speed Photography for Beginners you will learn the basic skills of splash and hi-speed photography that you can take with you for free. The wide range of topics provides you will techniques that will improve your images making them more professional. You will also learn valuable lessons that you can use should you choose to continue your education at

Course Curriculum

Equipment for Hi-Speed Splash and Liquid Photograhy
0 Hours 15 minutes00:15
Liquid Splash Hi-speed Photography with spedlites: online workshop
0 Hours 12 minutes00:12
Using Liquids in Commercial Studio Photography
0 Hours 15 minutes00:15
Carbonated Water in Commercial Photography
0 Hours 15 minutes00:15
Milky Splash over iPhone: BTS of the liquid photography shot
0 Hours 20 minutes00:20
8 Tips for successful liquid splash shot
0 Hours 15 minutes00:15
Gel Balls as an Awesome Water Drops in Splash Photograhy
0 Hours 15 minutes00:15

Course Reviews

  1. A very useful course to start off on this type of photography
    I think the ideas and methodologies shown here are excellent and produces beautiful results. Very informative indeed.
    Thank you

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  2. Profile photo of Maria Firpi Maria Firpi says:

    Very creative
    Very creative work and thanks for teaching it.

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  3. Profile photo of trezza trezza says:

    My first course. Really good and broken link
    Hi !
    That was my first class as new photogy pro club member. Interesting course. Now the link to the splash masterclass is broken in the 8 Tips for successful liquid splash shot section.

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  4. Profile photo of Skd Skd says:

    Great creative course
    Thank you for these creative ideas. Great tutorial.

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  5. Profile photo of Michal Michal says:

    Great for beginners
    Great tutorials & tips for ones who want to start with liquid & splash photography.

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  6. Profile photo of PhotosPlus PhotosPlus says:

    Great Course
    This was a course that made you want to get out and give it a go. Straightforward tips and information, great videos and walk through. All I need is an area where I can make a mess ;-).

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  7. Profile photo of Roland Roland says:

    Loved this course!
    Very interesting and informative. Thanks for the great tutorials and tips!

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  8. Profile photo of FREDENIM FREDENIM says:

    Good informations
    A lot of information! A lot of tests to make :) Thanks!

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  9. Profile photo of Rainer Rainer says:

    very good explanation
    Interesting topic,really good explanations

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  10. Profile photo of Ami Saha Ami Saha says:

    I wish there were more coverage on gel balls with the lighting set ups..

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  11. Profile photo of waguila waguila says:

    Very informative
    I like ur classes. I prefere when it is video thu

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  12. Profile photo of Ahmed Badr Ahmed Badr says:

    not working
    this course is not working!!
    none of the videos are there
    NO VIDEOS !!!

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  13. Its great experience for learning from Photigy and Great master Alex, Many Many Thanks
    Liquid and Splash, product photography video review is making good changes in my work after understand the fundamentals.

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  14. Profile photo of George George says:

    Easy to understand entry into splash
    Nice course Alex, very easy to understand the fundamentals. The rest is up to the creativity of the photographer :)

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  15. Makes me want to try this!
    Can’t wait to have fun with splashes :)

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  16. Profile photo of locotemax locotemax says:

    I like
    very good and interesting, I really liked

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  17. Very effective for first time learners!
    Very simple, straight to the point in the practice. I’m very happy to have taken this course. cheers Ale

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  18. Profile photo of Gareth Gareth says:

    Another amazing set of tutorials
    Simple and clear instructions. Perfect for beginners as well as those wanting to learn more.

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  19. Easy and Clear!
    Step by Step, clear and without complications!

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  20. Great tutorials!
    Thank you very much for sharing your knowledge!

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