The Drip

© Daniel Diaz

The Drip

Uploaded: February 13, 2006


Used a facet from my work washroom for this one.


Donald K. Cherry February 13, 2006

Nicely done, Daniel! #391375

Karen Engelbreth February 13, 2006

Wonderful - great shot, Daniel! #2412872

Colette M. Metcalf February 13, 2006

Terrific shot, Danny!! #2412878

Donna W. Neal February 13, 2006

Wow this is very cool Dan #2412938

Bridgette B February 13, 2006

OUTSTANDING!!! #2412944

Bonnie C. Lackey February 13, 2006

Great timing! #2413003

Cindy Paquette February 13, 2006

Lovin' your water series Daniel! #2413034

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe February 13, 2006

Super job here. It's great! #2413049

Paul Michko February 13, 2006

Incredibly outstanding, Daniel. #2413059

Claudia Kuhn level-classic February 13, 2006

Terrific Daniel! #2413182

Mary L. Graham February 13, 2006

Wow Awesome Shot Daniel!! =) #2413202

Michelle R. Kovach February 13, 2006

Great job Daniel! Looks like the boys at work need to use some Mr Clean! #2413269

Roger Bernabo February 13, 2006

What a great progression of shapes!! #2413303

Ray Thoms February 13, 2006

Very creative.....and patience! #2413334

Nina Shields level-addict February 13, 2006

Daniel, absolutely amazing macro work, what was your shutter speed and set up on this one; love how you captured the progression of drips, yet froze some of the drops at the same time; can you share some of the technical aspects with us? Outstanding work! #2413561

Joy Rector February 13, 2006

fantastic capture #2413643

Robert Harrison February 13, 2006

just insane ...!! #2413877

Liz M. Jensen February 13, 2006

great shot! #2413883

Ray Clarke February 13, 2006

Wow what a capture!Daniel!!! (R) #2414028

Emile Abbott level-deluxe February 13, 2006

I as Nina would love to know your technique and technical, Daniel. I have never tried to capture droplet as you have in this series. Each has its own character and uniquteness and am looking forward to your next one but please share the info. #2414099

Daniel Diaz February 13, 2006

No problem guys, Don't hate me when I tell you this. This one was a handheld shot, manually focused by rocking back and forth and firing the shutter when it looked to be in focus. I took about 20 shots and got maybe 5 Keepers.

Shutter Speed was 1/500, F/11(i think), ISO 200. I used the on-board flash also, with Canon cameras I belive you can only go up to 1/250 speed with the flash. #2414124

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic February 13, 2006

Beautiful capture and picture, Daniel...I know first hand how hard these are to capture. #2414280

Casey A. Hanson February 13, 2006

Another great shot, Daniel! Keep up the awesome work...isn't water cool! :0) #2414306

Carla Metzler February 13, 2006

Great shot, Daniel! #2414576

Ronald F. Fischer February 13, 2006

Awesome macro, Daniel! My method to get these shots is exactly the same as yours! Take a lot of pictures, and hope you have a couple of good keepers!! #2415114

Judy S. Fung February 13, 2006

Terrific capture, Daniel! #2415160

Renee Doyle February 13, 2006

Fantastic work Daniel!!! You have a knack for catching these shots - me personally, find them impossible - so I am full of admiration for this series you have shot!!! WELL DONE!!!

Pat Gamwell February 13, 2006

Perfection, Dan! Actually looks like mercury that is dripping! EXCELLENT! #2416424

Stanley J. Contrades February 13, 2006

Absolutely spectacular, Daniel ... WOW, WOW, WOW :-)!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #2416428

Paul Sikora February 14, 2006

Daniel, I didn't realise you could capture so much beauty in a drop of water #2416868

Kate Jackson February 16, 2006

This is my favourite of your water drops Daniel! A big spectacular WOW! #2425014

February 20, 2006

HI Daniel
I registered, just to write this comment.
I was irritated with your exposure explanation. Why every Nikon user is preoccupied with Canon cameras. You find some details where Nikons are better and dont stop mentioning them. I've never found Canon user to say something where Canons are better. And no, its not because there are no better functions on Canons, but because the conversation would become comparison.
I would love to see better and better Nikons, competition can only be good, than everyone of us would be happyer.
It looks like you would love to use Canons, but dont want to betray Nikon, like it pays you for using their cameras.
I found your work extremly interesting, unusuall and very creative.
Maybe you will change your equipment soon :)
I hope you wont mind this critics. #2439701

Daniel Diaz February 20, 2006

Igor, I'm sorry you feel that way, I've never knocked Canon at all, in fact I love Canon, I just happen to shoot with a Nikon. I was simply letting many Canon users here know that 1/500 was not possible with flash as they may not have been aware. I've never said Nikon was better, they are both equally capable of excellent results. The only reason I chose Nikon was purly ergonomics, it felt better in my hand. Thankyou for your kind words on my photography though. I wish Nikon was paying me though, LOL!!!!

Daniel Diaz #2439740

Corinne M. Thompson February 20, 2006

Fantastic work Daniel, I love the way you captured the stages of the drip! Thanks for sharing the how to...maybe someday I will try it. #2443375

Sylvia Rossler March 22, 2006

Big congrats Daniel :O) #2562737

Ronald F. Fischer March 22, 2006

Another big congrats, Daniel!! #2562854

Jenny Bosmans March 22, 2006

Congratulations on another wonderful finalist, Daniel!! #2563236

Emile Abbott level-deluxe March 22, 2006

Twenty shots and five keepers Daniel but it yields a finalist on this one way to go my friend and excellent work to get it. Good luck in next round. #2563413

Linda D. Lester level-classic March 22, 2006

Awesome shot! Congratulations and good luck in the next round! #2563426

She-She Killough March 22, 2006

Congrats Daniel!!! Great shot!! #2563533

Cindy Paquette March 22, 2006

Whoo Hoo Daniel!!!!!!! #2563842

Renee Doyle March 22, 2006

WTG Daniel!!!! Fantastic finalist!!! Best of luck in the next round #2563974

Graeme yew Chow March 22, 2006

Terrific finalist man, Daniel. #2564149

Gail Vitikacs level-classic March 22, 2006

You go Daniel! Congrats! #2564318

Laurence Saliba level-classic March 22, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Daniel!!! #2564785

LJ Corliss level-classic March 22, 2006

Congrats :) #2564983

Paul Sikora March 22, 2006

Congratulations Daniel #2565246

Debbie Hartley level-deluxe March 23, 2006

Congrats again Daniel! #2565400

Lorraine A. Cook March 23, 2006

Congratulations, Daniel!!!!<:)) #2566015

Colleen Braun March 23, 2006

congratulations... #2566735

Rakesh Syal level-classic March 23, 2006

Congratulations once again, Daniel!!! #2566906

Marie Fields March 23, 2006

AWESOME, Daniel!! Congratulations!! #2566934

Nadya Johnson March 23, 2006

Congratulation Number 2, for another stunning photo, Daniel! This one, I missed the first time out, but it looks like a winner to me! #2567818

Donna W. Neal March 23, 2006

Another wonderful well deserved finalist, Congratulations Daniel #2568135

Claudia Kuhn level-classic March 23, 2006

Cool capture Daniel, congrats and good luck! #2568208

Pat Gamwell March 23, 2006

WOW!!! Glad to see this one again! CONGRATS!!! #2568544

Lori Carlson March 25, 2006

Congratulations Daniel!! :0) #2574190

KV Day March 25, 2006

This one is deserving of a gold medallion~ Congrats #2575173

Kristi A. Howson March 28, 2006

Congratulations on your Finalist Daniel! Very creative and well captured! #2585693

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