It's a Splash! - High-Speed Photography at its Finest
"Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it." -- Lao Tzu
Water is also marvelous in photography: capturing its vivacious splashes and dancing droplets has become a favorite competition of skills and lens hardware among photographers. Today we continue exploring fluid dynamics of flowing water, capable of morphing into startling shapes and lovely mixture of colors:
(left: original unknown; right - "Water War" by Mark Rain)
Ink Spots in Water: Cataclysmic Billows of "Gas"
This is a glimpse of "Disastro Ecologico" liquid photography series by Italian photographer Alberto Sevesto:
See more works from this series here, or download hi-res wallpapers here.
One comment on previous sites that featured his works caught our attention: "It reminds me of the scenes in the Harry Potter movies where Harry enters the pensieve and the memory around him is constructed by ink blots.", via
Sometimes the same ink spots produce intriguing shapes (without any help of Photoshop, that is). Here is a "Black Rider":
Photographer Pery Burge of Chronoscapes creates swirling, engaging landscapes of light refracting through ink, glass and natural objects with a macro lens, without any use of Photoshop:
One disclaimer, though: this image was color-enhanced, as you can see the original here (photo by Alex Marks). For more of the incredible photography inside the breaking waves, see our feature on Clark Little's work - Inside a Wave
And finally, sea foam can also be very playful, as witnessed by this capture:
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