365:81 Water

365:81 WaterToday is World Water Day and this is my first ever water drop photograph. Well, when I say “first”, we have taken a couple of dozen so far in testing and setting up. This is the first one good enough to share. We hope for better results over the course of the weekend.

We are using a light sensor rig that Mr L built with an Arduino and a laser emitter/sensor. The rig fires the flash when the water drop breaks the light beam. This requires much patience and concentration on my part as I am in charge of opening the shutter on bulb, dropping the water from a pipette onto target, and closing the shutter again.

Chuffed? You betcha!

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A Month in France: Nothing is Lost

A Month in France: Nothing is Lost

I am lagging on the Month in the Country prompts, and lagging badly at that. I have a list of prompts t be caught up on and I shall be working my way through them here, or at Scattered Thoughts depending on where the post most naturally sits. I have elected to tackle the prompts not in date order necessarily but to seize upon prompts that offer me space in which to write down the things that I am feeling the need to say. Even if I need to crowbar it in. The thing is, I am going to continue to be short of time and space in which to write and so a two-for-one is useful and I hope to do as many of those as I can. Seems like a plan? … Continue readingA Month in France: Nothing is Lost

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