Abstract – Milk Collisions

More fascinating shapes caused by the high speed collision of simple milk drops unseen by the human eye.  All done with a little helping hand of food colouring!

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High Speed Milk Collisions

Here are a few shots of high speed milk collisions achieved with a drop of red food colouring and a red background.

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High-Speed Photography

Here are a number of shots of milk drop collisions taken at high-speed predominantly freezing the action using a couple of flashguns.

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Milk Droplets

Here are a few high speed shots of milk droplets (the semi-skimmed variety) taken with a macro lens, an off camera flash to freeze the motion and a hell of a lot of patience.  You will notice that remarkably some of the shots closely resemble another dairy product – an egg!

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