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Old March 23rd, 2013, 03:51 PM
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Default Frozen time - water and short exposure time

The fountain was just there...




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Old March 23rd, 2013, 04:10 PM
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Michael,

Your technical exactness has paid off. I'm happy to see pictures taking advantage of the discrete droplets of water which act as myriads of wide angle lenses. We need to counterbalance the fashion of milky waters for the last 50 years, LOL! We get splashed by water drops not milk!

You've discovered a fabulous water sculpture. More such interesting shapes have to be on their way soon!
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Old March 23rd, 2013, 04:13 PM
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Everything is "just there", LOL. The photographer has to first recognize it, consider it interesting, and somehow isolate it to be just as impressive as one imagines. There's just one angle and one time to achieve this. Job well done!

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Old March 24th, 2013, 02:53 AM
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Asher,

thanks. I had the idea to start this a few months earlier with this simple photo.

A few days later there was this other fountain (I stood in the water for this photo):



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Old March 25th, 2013, 11:11 AM
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Such lovely dancing of the water, Michael. Loving it! :-)
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Old March 25th, 2013, 03:06 PM
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Maggie,

Thanks. Dancing water is actually the title of the other one I took the same day as the first shown here:




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Old March 25th, 2013, 03:11 PM
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Two more - pretty different interpretations.




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Old March 25th, 2013, 05:54 PM
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Two more - pretty different interpretations.




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Wow keep up the good work on these photos! I still find it hard to believe that some of these are just still images of a regular fountain we drink out of. I really do like how you find some very attractive aspects in mundane objects such as drinking fountains. Very cool.

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Old March 26th, 2013, 02:10 PM
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James,

Thanks.

Yet another bit on my way to learn to see. Sometimes I don't advance, sometime I do...

Veil of drops (Bern/Switzerland):



B/W theme - a fountain in Lucerne/Switzerland:



Back in Munich, other view of the fountain shown above:



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Old April 1st, 2013, 06:21 AM
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Two more - other place, other fountain. Water is essential for our lifes, don't waste it it.




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Old May 7th, 2017, 10:22 AM
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The fountain was just there...




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This is a marvelous series. This first one is so artistic. It is the floating droplets that remind us that it is but a transient dance of water frozen in time for our pleasure. Thank you Michael.

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B/W theme - a fountain in Lucerne/Switzerland:



Michael,

You have revealed abstract figures cavorting in the sheets of water! Joy!

This is the marvel of B&W!

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