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I have done freezing water motion shots before. It is quite simple to do once you understand the concept. You need to light the water with flash only. The flash duration is "fast" enough to capture motion. And you should be shooting in a very dark room. Set your camera to manual focus on the spot where the water will appear along, manual exposure with ...


Freezing motion is about controlling the light, more importantly it's about controlling the amount of time the light will strike the sensor. To do that, you have two basic options: Shutter speed Flash duration Shutter speed with ambient light is pretty tricky unless you have a lot of really bright light. The better way to go about this is to control the ...


In order to capture such small objects moving quickly through the air, you'll need a much faster shutter than 1/200. Begin by lowering you aperture, start with f5.6 (up 4 steps) and increase your shutter to 1/1600 (down 4 steps) and try again. If you are still getting blur with the drops, increase the ISO and step the shutter down more. Continue ...

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