Drop in a Dime

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    A little pause from Paraty photos... testing a laser trigger that I plan to use togheter with sound trigger in a new setup I'm working on.

    The coin is a US 10 cents of dollar, aka "dime".

    3 flashes used on this photo, 430EX, MR14-EX and Sunpak 383, all triggered by Cactus connected to a laser trigger.

    The 40d remote live view shooting from computer is awesome, helped a lot.

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    Uma pequena pausa para as fotos de Paraty... testando um laser trigger que planejo usar em conjunto com o sound trigger em um novo setup que estou trabalhando.

    A moeda é de 10 centavos de dolar, também conhecida como "dime", um pouco menor que a moeda de 1 centavo de Real.

    3 flashes usados nessa foto, 430EX, MR14-EX e Sunpak 383, todos disparados com o Cactus conectado a um laser trigger.

    O disparo remoto da 40d com live view pelo computador é sensacional, ajudou muito.

    Alexandre C. Leite, Drewski Mac, and 266 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. wowcoin 62 months ago | reply

      wow!it is really a "amazing" drop you catch it...

    2. Biscuit in Pursuit 61 months ago | reply

      De que altura vc jogou a moedinha? Uns 5cm?

    3. Chaval Brasil 61 months ago | reply

      Biscuit in Pursuit, a moedinha ficou parada na mesa, na verdade uma gota de agua é que caiu em cima da moeda e fez esses splash.
      Obrigado pela visita

    4. Biscuit in Pursuit 61 months ago | reply

      Entendi! Hoje de tarde fiz umas experiencias com moedas caindo num balde transparente cheio d'água! Obviamente que não tenho os triggers, mas o controle remoto ajudou um pouco...

      Posto as melhores tentativas depois...


    5. Soua Vue 61 months ago | reply

      I just learned how to use the laser trigger and this is an awesome shot!!

    6. SDCharley 61 months ago | reply

      Excellent capture - saw this on Stumble

    7. With A Click 61 months ago | reply

      Fantastic shot..

      Excellent details..

    8. Ayes-hero 55 months ago | reply

      Hi, this is going to be a very long comment..
      my name is Ayesha Alibhai, from London i am a photography student.
      i think you are absolutely amazing and you're an inspiration to me
      i'm not asking you to give your magic away but i just want some tips or advice on how to take pictures like this, i'm half way there but still not getting them perfect
      i'd REALLY appreciate if you could give me a hand
      thanks again, love you work! x

    9. Chaval Brasil 55 months ago | reply

      Hi Ayes-hero. I don't know what you've aleady tried, what equipment you have... so I will start with some beginner tips:

      - these photos are done in a dark room
      - pre-focus with the room lights on, then lock the focus in manual
      - camera in long exposure
      - use an external flash, very close to the drop, fire it manually

      Basically, with room lights off, even with a 5s exposure, the camera will capture only the light from the flash. You will use the flash to freeze the moment, not the camera shutter.

      Let me know the results :)

    10. Ayes-hero 55 months ago | reply

      i will definitely try that
      i really appreciate you taking the time get back to me
      where are you from by the way? :)

    11. Chaval Brasil 55 months ago | reply

      Hi Ayes-hero, good luck :)
      I'm from Brazil, São Paulo

    12. ~~Its LaCeY~~=) 54 months ago | reply

      looks like a crown! i like it!

    13. Gerson Santos - O fotógrafo de Montanha a Aranha 40 months ago | reply

      Chaval, vc é um fotógrafo que faz a diferença. É daqueles que estão muito (muito mesmo) acima da média.
      Parabéns mesmo...

    14. MKawano.Photography 36 months ago | reply

      Phenomenal! Great idea and execution.

    15. MartinSylvester Photography 17 months ago | reply

      Holy mother of God...that's amazing!!!

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