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July 6, 2009
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Canon
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Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Shutter Speed
1/10 second
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F/22.0
Focal Length
50 mm
ISO Speed
100
Date Taken
Jul 5, 2009, 11:00:39 AM
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Agaricus Rose Campestris by alexiuss Agaricus Rose Campestris by alexiuss
...a rose that wanted to become a mushroom?
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Highly experimental, fluid, high speed: 1/10'000th of a second photography.

Director:
Vitaly S Alexius

Studio assistant:
Chico

2 cameras, 2 speedlights, one water-proofed studio.
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I could call this piece of art just Perfect. I got used to see amazing artwork from you but you still amaze me with every new deviation and that is what real artists do.

Some people may not like the black background on your water experiments but we know that is the best choice to highlight the water so red rose in combination with black background looks just perfect.
Another thing that i really like on your water experimets is that you don't experiment just with water but you use models, flowers so image get more life and contrast plus water shapes actually represent something (life again) - they aren't some random shapes.


i would give you 6 stars for this one if i could.
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I really love your high speed photos.

You capture a moment in time, and it is quite exquisite. In this one, I see both the morning dew and the release of the pollen and scent of the rose flying out into the air.

The contrast of the rose and the water against the black background really highlights and exposes the colours.

The way in which the water rises from the rose is almost as if it were blowing a kiss toward the holder. They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but I believe this is quite beautiful.
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ankit56 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
do you photoshop multiple images together? or was this taken as is?!!!
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trmercier Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
If I had to guess, I'd say the rose petals are filled with water, and then without much delay the rose is pulled quickly downward through the frame, and a well timed shot is taken. A few ounces of water between the petals would be suspended as the rose is pulled down faster than gravity can pull the water, but the droplets on the leaves have enough surface tension to stick. Very nice shot regardless.
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harera22dec Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2011
wow
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jvel4073 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I will always LOVE this one!
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BelLaHouz Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
This is truly amazing. I love the water emerging from the rose.
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Naktergal Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Amazing work!
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Zhaanman Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Breath Taking effect and style to this look Truly Stunning look!!
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dragon-diva Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2011
really amazing work so beautiful and breath taking
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Shurtugal-Raevyn Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Very incredible! :)
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Kahstle Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful
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