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Playing with Water

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7. Playing with Water

Lesson Info

Playing with Water

Hey, guys. Welcome to creative lives. Create photography challenge. My name is Justin Were in the Marin Headlands today. We're gonna be playing with water. Capturing water with a really fast shutter speed can be a very cool, creative exercise. The goal here is to see if we can capture a still image of someone interacting with water. This is pretty easy exercise. We're really just gonna play around some water and see if we can create something cool for this challenge, you're gonna need a camera, a lens, some water, lots of light and a friend start camera settings. The key to this whole exercise is having the fastest shutter speed possible. My camera set right now at 18 thousands of a second, which is the faster my camera go. My aperture is at 5.6 in order Accommodate that? My eye eso is at 1600. I'm also shooting in continuous high in order to capture as many frames per second as possible. All right, let's go set up a shot today. I'm gonna have madness kind of splash water on his face a...

nd we're gonna try and capture it the moment it hits his face Let's see if we can do it and go. Nice. Best one yet. All right. I was pretty cool. We'll try some a little different. I want to see Matt pouring water into his hand. We're gonna try and capture that still motion. Hold this handle. High up arena. Catch what's happening beneath it. All right. Nice. Play around some water and have some fun with it. And make sure upload your submissions to Instagram with the hashtag creative photo challenge. Also, if you haven't done so already, make sure and goto creativelive dot com slash CPC and sign up to get these kind of challenges sent right to your inbox.

Class Description

Lacking ideas on what to shoot? Feeling uninspired behind the lens? Not sure what to do to flip the switch on your internal lightbulb? 

What if you had new, weekly creative photography ideas sent to you directly one a week?  "Assignments" that took you out of your daily grind, got you outside, and helped you break through your creative blocks? 

Join CreativeLive for a series of free photography challenges designed to bust you out of your comfort zone. You'll try new techniques, pick up new skills, and expand your photographic creativity. 

What is the Creative Photography Challenge?

As fellow photographers, we know exactly how you feel. We've all felt drained of ideas of what to shoot next. This is why our team got together and designed the Creative Photography Challenge: a series of short, snackable videos that will help you discover and harness new photography techniques.  You'll be inspired by our community of fellow photographers that are participating in this challenge right along with you. 

The challenges are simple; Each video is under five minutes long, so they won't take forever to watch, and you can complete each challenge in just a few minutes or take an entire day to really hone in on your new skills. 

Here are the episodes:

How it works

All you have to do to get started is click the free "Sign Up" button.

Once you take your photo, tag it on Instagram using the hashtag #creativephotochallenge.

Also, you can join the Creative Photography Challenge Facebook group to ask questions, and share your experiences with your fellow photographers. 

Start improving as a photographer today! 

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Tanya Lillie

I love the format of this class. Each challenge is presented in a quick, yet thorough manner. It is a great way to try new techniques. The best way for me to learn is by doing and the format of this class gives me the perfect opportunity to do so.

Aoife Lynch

Really love this idea and excited to take this challenge. Loved the live Facebook chat with Chase last night. Feeling inspired :D

Bobbie Jo Shirley

These challenges are so much fun and its fantastic learning new skills and practicing in general. I would love to see this be an ongoing thing. :)