Articles by Michael Melgar

droplet collisions

Droplet collisions are one of the more difficult but fun types of droplet photography. They are difficult because it takes precise timing to get a controlled collision to occur right in front of your lens, and even better timing to capture your shot at exactly the right moment. The rewards are worth it though. The shapes and images can be spectacular when done properly. here's one sample from my own gallery.To see more visit my web site at liquidartgallery.com continue reading

Freezing droplets

I have been asked on several occasion to explain the technique behind my droplet photos. While this is nothing new and the technique has been reviewed elsewhere before I thought I would provide a quick tutorialThe beauty of this type of photography is that it provides endless creative possibilities in the confines of your own home. This is very helpful when the days get short and the skies are gloomy.To focus the shot you needed to use manual focus. You can manually release the droplet to... continue reading

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