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Liquid and Splash Photography Inspirational photos

[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1406408120380{margin-top: 15px !important;}” trigger=”scroll” viewportfactor=”0.33″ effect=”bounce” timing=”linear” duration=”1000″ delay=”0″ iteration_count=”1″ bg_type=”no_bg” bg_grad=”background: -webkit-gradient(linear, left top, left bottom, color-stop(0%, #FBFBFB), color-stop(50%, #E3E3E3), color-stop(100%, #C2C2C2));background: -moz-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -webkit-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -o-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -ms-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);” parallax_style=”vcpb-default” bg_image_repeat=”no-repeat” bg_image_size=”cover” bg_img_attach=”fixed” parallax_sense=”30″ animation_type=”h” horizontal_animation=”left-animation” vertical_animation=”top-animation” viewport_vdo=”viewport_play” enable_controls=”display_control” parallax_content_sense=”30″ fadeout_start_effect=”30″ disable_on_mobile=”disable_on_mobile_value” bg_override=”0″ disable_on_mobile_img_parallax=”disable_on_mobile_img_parallax_value”][vc_column width=”1/1″ trigger=”scroll” viewportfactor=”0.33″ effect=”bounce” timing=”linear” duration=”1000″ delay=”0″ iteration_count=”1″][vc_column_text]This post is a follow up for recent Liquid Photography webinar I have attended few weeks ago.

There are infinite ways to shoot liquids with high speed flashes or strobes using techniques described in the webinar. In this post we want to show you how a transparent object can shape the water making it look like there’s no object – just the water in the shape of the object.

Hope it will give you some creative ideas.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1406408120380{margin-top: 15px !important;}” trigger=”scroll” viewportfactor=”0.33″ effect=”bounce” timing=”linear” duration=”1000″ delay=”0″ iteration_count=”1″ bg_type=”no_bg” bg_grad=”background: -webkit-gradient(linear, left top, left bottom, color-stop(0%, #FBFBFB), color-stop(50%, #E3E3E3), color-stop(100%, #C2C2C2));background: -moz-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -webkit-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -o-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -ms-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);” parallax_style=”vcpb-default” bg_image_repeat=”no-repeat” bg_image_size=”cover” bg_img_attach=”fixed” parallax_sense=”30″ animation_type=”h” horizontal_animation=”left-animation” vertical_animation=”top-animation” viewport_vdo=”viewport_play” enable_controls=”display_control” parallax_content_sense=”30″ fadeout_start_effect=”30″ disable_on_mobile=”disable_on_mobile_value” bg_override=”0″ disable_on_mobile_img_parallax=”disable_on_mobile_img_parallax_value”][vc_column width=”1/1″ trigger=”scroll” viewportfactor=”0.33″ effect=”bounce” timing=”linear” duration=”1000″ delay=”0″ iteration_count=”1″][vc_column_text]

 Liquid shirt and liquid arm by Bill Cahill

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1406484919261{margin-top: 15px !important;}” trigger=”scroll” viewportfactor=”0.33″ effect=”bounce” timing=”linear” duration=”1000″ delay=”0″ iteration_count=”1″ bg_type=”no_bg” bg_grad=”background: -webkit-gradient(linear, left top, left bottom, color-stop(0%, #FBFBFB), color-stop(50%, #E3E3E3), color-stop(100%, #C2C2C2));background: -moz-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -webkit-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -o-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -ms-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);” parallax_style=”vcpb-default” bg_image_repeat=”no-repeat” bg_image_size=”cover” bg_img_attach=”fixed” parallax_sense=”30″ animation_type=”h” horizontal_animation=”left-animation” vertical_animation=”top-animation” viewport_vdo=”viewport_play” enable_controls=”display_control” parallax_content_sense=”30″ fadeout_start_effect=”30″ disable_on_mobile=”disable_on_mobile_value” bg_override=”0″ disable_on_mobile_img_parallax=”disable_on_mobile_img_parallax_value”][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_single_image image=”63538″ border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_single_image image=”63537″ border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text]Here’s a post where Bill explains how he made that ‘liquid shirt’ shot. Basically he used a clear acrylic mannequin bust and composed several individual splashes into the final result.

When you splash liquid on something clear, the plastic disappears and leaves the shape of the object” – he explains.

Here’s a link to the interview with Bill where he talks about this and many other of his awesome shots: http://www.workbook.com/blog/6187[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1406408120380{margin-top: 15px !important;}” trigger=”scroll” viewportfactor=”0.33″ effect=”bounce” timing=”linear” duration=”1000″ delay=”0″ iteration_count=”1″ bg_type=”no_bg” bg_grad=”background: -webkit-gradient(linear, left top, left bottom, color-stop(0%, #FBFBFB), color-stop(50%, #E3E3E3), color-stop(100%, #C2C2C2));background: -moz-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -webkit-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -o-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -ms-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);” parallax_style=”vcpb-default” bg_image_repeat=”no-repeat” bg_image_size=”cover” bg_img_attach=”fixed” parallax_sense=”30″ animation_type=”h” horizontal_animation=”left-animation” vertical_animation=”top-animation” viewport_vdo=”viewport_play” enable_controls=”display_control” parallax_content_sense=”30″ fadeout_start_effect=”30″ disable_on_mobile=”disable_on_mobile_value” bg_override=”0″ disable_on_mobile_img_parallax=”disable_on_mobile_img_parallax_value”][vc_column width=”1/1″ trigger=”scroll” viewportfactor=”0.33″ effect=”bounce” timing=”linear” duration=”1000″ delay=”0″ iteration_count=”1″][vc_column_text]

 Photographer Jean Berard 

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Another example of the same approach can be found in work of a French photographer Jean Berard who is located in Mexico City. He uses transparent jars to shape the water[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”63541″ border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_single_image image=”63541″ border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_single_image image=”63542″ border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text]Pretty cool stuff.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1406408120380{margin-top: 15px !important;}” trigger=”scroll” viewportfactor=”0.33″ effect=”bounce” timing=”linear” duration=”1000″ delay=”0″ iteration_count=”1″ bg_type=”no_bg” bg_grad=”background: -webkit-gradient(linear, left top, left bottom, color-stop(0%, #FBFBFB), color-stop(50%, #E3E3E3), color-stop(100%, #C2C2C2));background: -moz-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -webkit-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -o-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: -ms-linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);background: linear-gradient(top,#FBFBFB 0%,#E3E3E3 50%,#C2C2C2 100%);” parallax_style=”vcpb-default” bg_image_repeat=”no-repeat” bg_image_size=”cover” bg_img_attach=”fixed” parallax_sense=”30″ animation_type=”h” horizontal_animation=”left-animation” vertical_animation=”top-animation” viewport_vdo=”viewport_play” enable_controls=”display_control” parallax_content_sense=”30″ fadeout_start_effect=”30″ disable_on_mobile=”disable_on_mobile_value” bg_override=”0″ disable_on_mobile_img_parallax=”disable_on_mobile_img_parallax_value”][vc_column width=”1/1″ trigger=”scroll” viewportfactor=”0.33″ effect=”bounce” timing=”linear” duration=”1000″ delay=”0″ iteration_count=”1″][vc_column_text]

 Photographer Thomas Mark Jensen 

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1406500371145{margin-bottom: 15px !important;}”]How about some jewelry made out of water? Here’s some ideas for you[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1406499644715{margin-top: 15px !important;}”]This shot was made by Thomas Mark Jensen[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”63545″ border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text]You can find this image on www.500px:
http://500px.com/photo/72357119/emilie-by-thomas-mark-jensen

In one of his comments to the photo Mark shares how he made it:

It is a long balloon filled with water, tied around the model. In my right hand i held my camera, left hand i had a stick with a needle taped to it.

Then it was all about timing and a little bit of luck.

White backdrop 2 meters behind the model, and a 41 cm beautydish on Elinchrom RX 600 triggered by PW TT1 on camera and PW ST4 on the Elinchrom.

If you live in the US the easiest way to get a pack of long balloons is probably from Party City.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]

Photographer Eric Raeber

[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Another picture in the same vein by Eric Raeber – a photographer from San Francisco Bay Area who specializes in conceptual portraiture and dance photography

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 Photographer Tim Tadder 

[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]And to wrap things up here’s a few photographs from the famous ‘Water Wigs‘ project by Tim Tadder[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”63543″ border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_single_image image=”63544″ border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_single_image image=”63585″ border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text]Tim shares an amazing video where he records the process of taking these images and revealing some how-to’s:

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]OK – that’s it for today. Hope you enjoyed it and had some ideas for your own photography[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]
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