1. Join Now

    AVForums.com uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Balloon Pop

Discussion in 'Past Entries' started by mucca_D, Feb 24, 2012.

  1. mucca_D

    mucca_D
    Well-known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 31, 2005
    Messages:
    1,881
    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    116
    Ratings:
    +522
    Ballon Pop! nay BANG!

    [​IMG]
    Balloon Pops by Doug, on Flickr​

    ISO 100 70mm f4 4sec


    Balloon hung over bath. Camera on Tripod black card stuck to tiles.

    Flash set to lowest power and conected through my DIY sound trigger (learning to program arduino)
    Lights out. Hit ballon with pin on stick

    Hope you like it:)
     
  2. BubbleDouble

    BubbleDouble
    Well-known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 13, 2009
    Messages:
    4,211
    Products Owned:
    2
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    136
    Location:
    Space
    Ratings:
    +1,860
    Yep, like it, very well captured :smashin:

    Seems people have pulled out all the stops this month. I really must learn how to build a trigger, or buy one of those cheap ones from eBay.

    Darren
     
  3. Bagger

    Bagger
    Active Member

    Joined:
    May 8, 2007
    Messages:
    2,098
    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    66
    Location:
    Leicester
    Ratings:
    +224
    Nicely done.:thumbsup:
     
  4. simonblue

    simonblue
    Distinguished Member

    Joined:
    Jan 29, 2006
    Messages:
    14,111
    Products Owned:
    1
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    163
    Ratings:
    +3,490
    Like it,but the border,and your name bottom right spoil it a bit for me :)
     
  5. RajP

    RajP
    Well-known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 5, 2005
    Messages:
    5,922
    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    136
    Location:
    Northwood
    Ratings:
    +1,988
    Agree with Simonblue that it is a nicely captured shot bot the border and name are distracting....
     
  6. shotokan101

    shotokan101
    Distinguished Member

    Joined:
    Jun 16, 2009
    Messages:
    69,767
    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    166
    Location:
    Glasgow
    Ratings:
    +21,249
    +1 - don't see the point in having part of the picture as the border TBH - very good shot spoiled by that for me..... :(
     
  7. mucca_D

    mucca_D
    Well-known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 31, 2005
    Messages:
    1,881
    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    116
    Ratings:
    +522
    Nay worries:) I seem to have a thing for boarders at the mo:D
     
  8. Vigmandingo

    Vigmandingo
    Active Member

    Joined:
    Aug 3, 2007
    Messages:
    278
    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    46
    Location:
    Chelmsford
    Ratings:
    +133
    If pictures were printed, then the border is pointless - that I agree. But with most being viewed on a screen, I think it sets them off nicely.
     
  9. Vigmandingo

    Vigmandingo
    Active Member

    Joined:
    Aug 3, 2007
    Messages:
    278
    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    46
    Location:
    Chelmsford
    Ratings:
    +133
    forgot...great capture regardless :facepalm:
     
  10. Glenvic

    Glenvic
    Standard Member

    Joined:
    Mar 29, 2011
    Messages:
    31
    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    8
    Ratings:
    +13
    Nicely done.
     
  11. Miranda

    Miranda
    Well-known Member

    Joined:
    May 10, 2011
    Messages:
    1,217
    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    116
    Ratings:
    +585
    Personally, moaning about borders or signatures on the photos is completely irrelevant and pointless. It's the picture people should be looking at. Or would you not appreciate a great masters painting because he signed it and framed it?
    I think this is a great capture. Takes some patience and effort! Good addition to the pool of this months photos :)
     
  12. shotokan101

    shotokan101
    Distinguished Member

    Joined:
    Jun 16, 2009
    Messages:
    69,767
    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    166
    Location:
    Glasgow
    Ratings:
    +21,249
    It's not a general moan about the use of a border (in this case) Miranda (- it's the format/style of the border being in effect an "overlay" on top of part of the image with parts of the image been seen on the outside of the apparent border - which as I've said spoils it a little for me as it detracts from my viewing of the lovely image to an extent - just as an Old Master drawing an inner border with a white magic marker about 1/4" wide two inches inside the outer edge of one of their canvasses would spoil that for me too ;)
     
  13. mucca_D

    mucca_D
    Well-known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 31, 2005
    Messages:
    1,881
    Products Owned:
    0
    Products Wanted:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    116
    Ratings:
    +522
    :D:D:laugh::D:D

    Note to self. dont use the grunge frame from onOne software :)

    Doug
     

Share This Page

Loading...