Hi Dave, Thank you. Timing was just down to luck truth be told, my other half got soaked as it took us several attempts.
I suspended it with garden twine from the guttering on our summerhouse. I attached a sewing needle to a cane and then we counted 1,2,3 prick :-)
I used natural light 50mm...
I bought ordinary balloons form the supermarket and held them on my outside tap until like you say they wont hold their own weight, tied a knot in the top and suspended mine on garden twine hanging from the guttering on my summerhouse. I found through trial and error that it does depend on...
Week 21 Liquid
Well once again I was spoilt for choice, I have had a few days off so headed out for some fun in the garden as the weather has been so hot. So with a pack of balloons and a bubble gun here is the choices.
Week 20 - Something Old With B&W Technique
We found this beautiful set of scales when clearing out my late father in laws house, we sadly never got the chance to ask him where he got them from..... I felt they were suitable to be edited in the B&W technique.
Once Again Find Myself Catching Up.
Week 19 - Colour (ful)
I took an early walk on the beach at low tide with my trusty 4 legged friend and these buoys were catching the morning light and caught my eye.
The next day I wanted to use some softboxes I have been lent to do some creative...
I took this one and used a needle tied onto a stick and got my other half to pierce the balloon directly from below. Timing is key, and someone who is prepared to get wet.
I used natural light 50mm 1:4 @f1:4, ISO 100, 1/6400 in manual mode.
Beautifully captured shot, I would love to know where he thoughts are.... and her beautiful companion is patiently sat beside her.
B&W suits this composition, colour would not have given it the same feeling.