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Water

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Water

I took this outside on my porch, with a piece of white poster board for a background. My settings were ISO 2500, f/5.6, and shutter speed 2500.

Tags: fun, random, water, glass, cool, outside, cup, patterns & textures

Category: Patterns & Textures


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Life is a Photo
March 07, 2013

Great photo your ISO seems a little high ( maybe it's just me;)) I put mine at 100-500 for all of my photos....

hmh5000
March 07, 2013

Awesome pic! :D

Truthpower
March 07, 2013

@Life is a Photo- Really? Didn't it turn out dark? Thanks hmh500! :)

Life is a Photo
March 07, 2013

Yes and no they have never tunred out dark maybe i live where there is more sunlight:P I never put it to high or there is a really good chance for digital noise.........

Strider
March 07, 2013

Cool idea, what was the water setup? But I agree with @Life is a Photo, high ISO is best used as a last resort. In this case, you could use a slightly lower aperture, but even better a spotlight. But I don't see much grain here, so I guess it doesn't matter. But wow, that contrast...

Phoenix.
March 07, 2013

This is amazing! The focus is great. :) @Truthpower and @Life is a Photo, I hardly ever put the ISO up above 500 either. :)

pointless/pics
March 07, 2013

also THE 60D CAN DO ISO 2500 THIS COMFORTABLY? NO GRAIN?! WHAT?!

Country Princess
March 08, 2013

That is an AWESOME pic! Love it! Faving for sure!

*✩Stαŗℓเgh†✮*
March 08, 2013

Mmmmm....... it makes me feel like I need a nice glass of water. Great job!! It turned out great!

Wonderstruck❤
March 08, 2013

So cool!!! I love this!!!!!

Truthpower
March 08, 2013

@Life is a Photo- Huh. Well what was your shutter speed? Yeah I know, that does happen, but I wanted a really fast shutter speed. Oh, it was also pretty cloudy.

snowdrop
March 09, 2013

That is so cool. I love your photos.

ojwalk
March 10, 2013

I think the ISO is perfect - I really like the action shots (those are my favorites) well done! Real neat. Cheers

α.ɱσɱєn✟.เn.✟เɱє
March 11, 2013

So bright, which makes it have a very crisp, fresh, almost cold look. I can almost feel the ice! Neat!

Truthpower
March 11, 2013

Sorry everyone who commented before me and I didn't know it! @Captured moments- Thank you so much, I'd love too. :) @Strider- A glass of water (filled only about halfway) and I dropped an ice cube in as I held down the shutter. Yeah, my aperture was at the lowest it could go which isn't very much with the 18-135 lens. Thanks! :) @pointless/pics- Haha that's why I didn't feel bad using that high of an ISO, no grain! And thank you ALL so much!

PhantomPhotos
March 15, 2013

I'm just not going to say anything. Except I just did.... because it's that awesome

Truthpower
March 20, 2013

@Phantom Photos- I'm not going to respond. Except I just did. Because your comment is that awesome.

Babystruck
April 04, 2013

This is an amazing shot! It's so simple, but the detail and capture of motion is great...how exactly do you manage to take these photos without them coming out blurry? I mean, I'm sure you have more camera equipment than I do...considering I have none. x) Not to mention your great eye for amazing shots. But nope, I have just my camera!

Truthpower
April 04, 2013

@Babystruck- The camera is just about all you need! Aww thanks :) Well, I had a tripod. Which played a big roll. I don't know how I would have done this without one, because I needed one hand to drop and ice cube, and another to hold down the shutter, aaand unless I could sprout another, uh yeah, this would not have happened. :) Plus my shutter speed was crazy high, 1/2500.

ByFaith
April 06, 2013

@Truthpower, nicely said! You seemed to have caught it at just the right time, great job! I'm still 'new' to my camera, so would you mind explaining shutter speed? Do you have to change it by hand? if so, how? I just am trying to learn new things... ;) Again, great job!

Truthpower
April 08, 2013

@ByFaith- Thank you! :) Shutter speed is how long the shutter is open. If you have a slow shutter speed (such as 1/50 or lower) the shutter is open longer, creating motion blur. If you had a fast shutter speed (like 1/80 or higher) the shutter opens and closes quickly, freezing motion. The higher the shutter speed, the darker the image. So if you change your shutter speed, you have to change your ISO or aperture. Yes, if you want to change your shutter speed, I believe you have to go to manual. Let me know if you have any other questions!

ByFaith
April 09, 2013

@Truthpower... Thanks so much! I'll have to try and see if that helps, my camera doesn't take the best moving pictures, so maybe this will help! Thanks again!

Truthpower
April 09, 2013

Your welcome! Good luck!

ByFaith
April 09, 2013

Okay... so it wasn't in the manual but, I decided to mess around and see if I could figure it out and I did! Anyways... thanks ;)

Babystruck
April 09, 2013

@Truthpower, OK, thanks! You really know yer stuff. ;) I need to keep trying with shots like this. I have a Nikon Coolpix. What equipment do you have?

Truthpower
April 09, 2013

@ByFaith- Oh good; I'm glad! You'll have to upload your best one(s). :)

Truthpower
April 09, 2013

@Babystruck- Sorry, your comment wasn't approved ten minutes ago. :) Thanks. Sometimes I feel like I'm awful with the technical side of photography, but it makes me glad that I'm able to help you guys out! Equipment? Let's see... tripod, macro extension tubes, remote, and polarizer. I think that's about it.

ByFaith
April 10, 2013

I have one more question! The higher the shutter speed the darker my picture is, why? Do I have to change something else at the same time, or is it just my camera?

Truthpower
April 10, 2013

Nope, the higher the shutter speed, the darker it will be. Try adjusting your ISO to a higher number, or changing your f-stop to a lower number. Your ISO adjusts general brightness. If it's really bright, use a lower number such as 100. If it's dark, a higher number. F-stop is how much of an area is in focus. The lower the number, the shallower depth of field, this will make your image brighter. The higher the number, the wider depth of field will be, and this will make it darker.

ByFaith
April 10, 2013

@Truthpower... Thanks! I think I figured it out! My camera had put it on a setting that made it darker so I turned the setting off and it was a lot lighter. Thanks for the advice!

Truthpower
April 10, 2013

Oh good! No problem!

Babystruck
April 10, 2013

@Truthpower - if ANYONE is horrible on the technical side of photography, you can bet it's me. I just take photos, do a little editing, and end it. I want to get into more advanced shots, but I don't even know where to start! :P

Truthpower
April 11, 2013

@Babystruck- Aww :/ If I didn't have my Dad, I would be doing exactly what you are. You should get National Geographic Complete Photography. I've learned so much from it! They really go into the technical side of photography, and make it easy to understand. Plus, famous NG pictures, and help on the creative side of photography. (You don't need much help in that area though!) I highly recommend getting it!

Love is Kind
April 12, 2013

Great picture!!!

The Epic Factor
August 15, 2013

so did you, like, shake it around before you snapped the pic?

Truthpower
August 15, 2013

Thank you @Love is Kind! @The Epic Factor- I set a 2 sec timer, and dropped an ice cube in just before it went.

The Epic Factor
August 16, 2013

Oh, yeah, that makes sense :)

Truthpower
August 22, 2013

@The Epic Factor- Yes, it's fairly easy and gives it that nice splash. :) @sunshinegirl- White poster board!

Hellohappy
October 05, 2013

Oh. My. Squawking. Goodness. The clarity, technique, focus (okay...so maybe that's the same thing as clarity), etc, etc, etc.....CRAZY AWESOME!!! I love it!!! And now I'm going to ask you some advice: If I'm arranging a pic to take (not something that's already there, like nature), what are some good backgrounds to use? I like your idea for the poster board, but I'd like a little more color, I guess...Thoughts? Thanks so much!! <3

bayernmunichrules
October 18, 2013

This is a very creative--great pic!

Photogenticdogs
October 25, 2013

Oh! this looks like it would be on a purified water poster, or on t.v.! Great job!!!!

SecretOfLife
December 06, 2013

This is so amazing, I am speachless. WOW

SecretOfLife
December 06, 2013

I am very surprised that this did not get an award. Hmm...

Truthpower
December 31, 2013

Thanks guys :D

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