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Tipster of the Week - A Very Wavy Feeling

You need to be stable on holding your camera whenever you're shooting photos especially when longer exposure is inevitable and you know how terrible your shots would look when you have unsteady hands, but not today! You can actually abandon your tripod now and still get fantastic results!

Liquid Vision by maximum_b

I really like how a certain object(s) would look when they are reflected on the water’s wavy surface, I’m fascinated by it! And I took this as an inspiration for this Tipster!

During my experiments with my various cameras, I discovered how to produce such “liquid” images effect on photos. All you need is a Horizon Perfekt and load it with a slow film (50-100iso maximum). Have its exposure the slowest setting (I usually set 1\2-1sec) combined with maximum aperture f16. When exposing move your camera up and down a little, so when the lens is rotating it will produce “waves” on the film.

The frequency of the waves depends on how fast your movements are. The slower you move it, the smoother it will appear. You could also try rotating it a little (10-15degrees) CW and CCW combined up and down movements. Welcome to the Liquid World!

written by maximum_b

19 comments

  1. luobodingr

    luobodingr

    a great idea. The result of thinking again! Whatever you do, keep thinking!

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  2. azurblue

    azurblue

    That's an extraordinary idea !

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  3. -a-l-b-e-r-t-o-

    -a-l-b-e-r-t-o-

    excellent

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  4. panelomo

    panelomo

    WTF - this is brilliant!

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  5. charwang

    charwang

    cool idea!

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  6. stouf

    stouf

    Ahhh maximum_b... You're so good ! This tip is wonderful !

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  7. cinzinc

    cinzinc

    awesome!! this is the new blur!

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  8. lomojunkie

    waw! great idea man! i will try this
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  9. dogma

    dogma

    Great tipster indeed!!!

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  10. kboboland

    kboboland

    Dude, this is cool

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  11. takezzo

    takezzo

    totally wicked. i love it.

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  12. jeromy-d

    jeromy-d

    How great!

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  13. dotdotdot

    dotdotdot

    Great tip there!

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  14. threemoons

    threemoons

    Love it!!

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  15. ululchen

    ululchen

    amazing! someday i'm gonna have to buy that horizon perfekt...

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  16. avariel

    avariel

    Very very cool.
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  17. lomo_saltado

    lomo_saltado

    love that ondulant effect!! thnks!!

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  18. volker-jp

    volker-jp

    can t wait to try this! Thanx so much for sharing

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  19. alexkon

    alexkon

    класс ))

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