Water drop collision photography

1 month 2 weeks ago #662470 by ShutterGuy
I have made a home made set up with a fish tank, arm going up 2' with a magic arm holding a water droplet.  Now I have my flash positioned at 3 o'clock position and black felt for background.  The problem I'm getting is timing the drops.  I've been not able to consistently fire the shutter and flash at the moment of impact.  

Any tricks you can share?  


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1 month 2 weeks ago #662474 by Nikon Shooter
For that, among other purposes, I use Miops.

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1 month 2 weeks ago #662477 by effron
I too use a Miops smart trigger. Even with a trigger it takes a few tries to get the timing right.

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1 month 2 weeks ago #662486 by icepics
Look up the Edgerton center at MIT. There are all kinds of videos etc. on the website.

Sharon
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1 month 2 weeks ago #662491 by ShutterGuy
Thank you.  You talking about this thing?

https://www.adorama.com/nemiopss.html


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1 month 2 weeks ago #662496 by effron
That's the one, they also make  remote" which is controlled by your smart phone. I have both and they both work well....

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1 month 2 weeks ago - 1 month 2 weeks ago #662497 by effron
After thought...they also have this.... https://www.miops.com/products/splash-water-drop-kit

That might be what shooter was referring to, I don't own one but may soon.

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1 month 2 weeks ago #662707 by ShutterGuy
Cool, thank you.  Now are you using 1 or 2 flashes with this thing?


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1 month 2 weeks ago #662867 by effron
One , two, maybe more. Its all doable..

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