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PostPosted: Sun Apr 04, 2010 4:38 pm 
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A 9-microsecond exposure illustrating the effects of a flat head air rifle pellet on an egg. This was the third egg shot and I gave up at this point as it was all getting too messy. After this explosion it took me an hour to clean off the camera - should have covered the area in cling film - hind sight is so wonderful

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absolutely awesome!

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Yeah I think the mess was worth it, the photo looks amazing :)

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You may be a good photographer but you officially suck at cooking :lol:

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Impressive! How did you set it up so it would take a picture at exactly the right moment?

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Sound operated trigger for the flash is the answer :D
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Awesome- I love the part at the bottom where the whites are coming through the spaces between the springs. Too cool.

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Yep I agree - several people have said the same thing. A unique image never to be repeated :D
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What I want to know is : who cleans up the mess after?

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Me unfortunately.
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Fantastic shot

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Egg-cellant shot...cracking actually.... :roll:

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Thanks guys - more to come :D
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Wow. That was awesome. I put it up there with the stunning videography in that schweppes add with the water balloons!

Can't wait to see more :)

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Thank you Jaime - on my Flickr site this has picked up over 1300 hits in just a few days - far more than any of my other images :shock:
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