Set up for shooting water drops

4 years 11 months ago #463708 by Brad M
Am I missing anything:

1.  Tripod
2. Cable release
3. Trigger of some sort: www.bmumford.com/photo/camctlr.html or www.cognisys-inc.com/how-to/stopshot/wat...rops/water_drops.php OR www.phototrigger.co.uk/

Now I'm not including camera and glass.  Those are obvious things.  Actually what would be the ideal lens for something like this? 


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4 years 11 months ago #463769 by effron
A speedlight, operated separately from the camera. My best luck was when I set up the drip, focussed the macro on the spot where the drip hit the water, turned off the lights, opened shutter (bulb mode) and triggered the off camera flash when the drop hit the water. A triggering device of some kind would be helpful, and can get pricey. Lots of ways to get it done. Google for a couple thousand sites and examples.....;)

Why so serious?
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4 years 11 months ago #463779 by Miss Polly
Those triggers will do all the leg work for you from what I understand.  But yes looks like you have everything.  


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4 years 11 months ago #463811 by Ottis
And a ton of patience


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