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(Explore: 174 on Saturday, March 24, 2007)

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  1. Karin Elizabeth fotografie (karinelips.nl) 86 months ago | reply

    Impressive. Clouds as a background makes it even more interesting.

  2. Anna_Greece 86 months ago | reply

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  3. klevo! 86 months ago | reply

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  4. fortuit 86 months ago | reply

    oh wow, what a great capture! :]

  5. Gio's Gallery 86 months ago | reply

    Great capture. Nice photo.

  6. blmurch 86 months ago | reply

    this looks so fun!

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  7. CatDancing 86 months ago | reply

    This is a cool shot. I bet it was fun - or maybe it was wet - to make this.
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  8. borealnz 86 months ago | reply

    What wonderful shapes!!! Great capture!!!

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  9. Micky** 86 months ago | reply

    This is cool, it looks like ice :-) Great timing!
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  10. tracilawson 86 months ago | reply

    How did you get such a fast exposure?

  11. jciv 86 months ago | reply

    Thanks everyone.

    This all came from trying to replicate a shot I did with my Canon S2 IS. That camera has a lot more manual settings so I was able to do it without too much effort in bright sunlight.

    Since it isn't possible to set the shutter speed on the SD800, I needed to figure out how to force it. I tried a bunch of these with flash first but that gives a different look and still wasn't quite fast enough with the little sun light I had.

    I turn the exposure down so the camera doesn't expect as much light and will use a faster shutter speed. But you loose DOF that way and shooting at moving water inches from the camera is difficult enough when you have a wide DOF. Most shots were no good because the focus wasn't good enough.

    Finally I had a bright enough day to try without a flash. The sun was behind a cloud so I shot into the bright spot in the cloud giving me tons of light. Even then I think I used ISO 400.

    You might also like this unusual water shot I did with the SD800.

  12. FOTOGRAFIA.Nelo.Esteves 86 months ago | reply

    Cool shot!

    Thanks for sharing!
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  13. arthurcoddington 85 months ago | reply

    I like how the water droplet takes on the form of a cloud.

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  14. DarkFrame 85 months ago | reply

    Excellent!

    Thanks for sharing!
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  15. tracilawson 85 months ago | reply

    Thanks for all the tech info. I want to get a DSLR someday, but in the meantime I'm trying to do everything I can with the SD800 IS. :)

  16. Matt Hughes 84 months ago | reply

    Awesome shot.

  17. mj_pires [deleted] 78 months ago | reply

    fantastic!
    wish I could do some photos like this with my ixus850
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  18. indee• 66 months ago | reply

    great idea, j.

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