March 17, 2010

Ink in Water

I shot this little video through a clear glass bowl filled with water sitting in a bright, sunny window.
I dripped single drops of blue and red food colouring into the water one at a time.
I then brought the footage into a video editing program called Final Cut Pro,
and edited the images to a song called Spanish Armada by Ratatat.
I boosted the contrast a bit and sped up a few shots, but did not add any other effects.

I actually shot this as a camera test for my newly acquired Canon T2i - if you are
interested in the specs (f-stop, ISO etc), you can see all the details on my vimeo channel
which I share with my creative collaborator and talented cinematographer, Maya Bankovic.
There is another camera test also posted there which was shot by her.


  1. This is awesome!

    How did you guys do this?

  2. Thanks! I just posted a little description of the video.