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Macros With Milk Droplets

Photo: Corrie White

No, that's not the AOL Guy casting a cherry spell, it's actually a drop of milk.  Corrie White discovered a talent for macro-photography  and prefers the dairy product due to its slower rate of descent.  Using dyes and little else, she creates some stunning, gorgeous images... she even shows her modest, kitchen-based studio!

Link Previously on Neatorama- Macrophotography of Dews

This kind of photogarphy has always eluded me. My old camera was fast enough to capture the image, but it wasted a lot of film. My digital has the quality but not the shutter speed. What to do? What to do?
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"Corrie, 61, uses milk because it falls more slowly than water ..."

Didn't we all learn in grade school that all objects (wind resistance not taken into account) fall at the same rate? How exactly does a drop of milk fall more slowly than a drop of water?
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Gorgeous photography. I can't wait to try this myself.

As for the falling more slowly thing, maybe she meant the splashes are slightly more viscous so last a fraction of a second longer and are easier to capture?
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Wes: Only in a vacuum. Air resistance causes different things to fall at different speeds, depending on how heavy they are or their aerodynamics. Thus, an anvil will fall faster than a feather, unless you are in a vacuum, like the Moon or outer space.
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@Him: Yes, I mentioned air resistance. Regardless, we're not talking an anvil and a feather; we're talking a drop of water and a drop of milk. Even if there were any difference in surface area due to surface tension, it would be so minuscule that the photog would never be able to tell a difference in speed over a fall of 12 inches.
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