How to Photograph Water Droplets

About: I've been doing photography since I was around 11 years old as well as graphic design and digital film. My favorite camera is my Nikon D3500 (with its 18-55mm and 70-300mm lens). My favorite style of photogr...

What do you need for Water Droplet Photography?

  • Macro Lens
  • Tripod
  • A sheet of Glass (CLEAN)
  • Food Coloring Dripper (With Water NOT Food Coloring)
  • LED lights
  • Different Colored Gels
  • Background Design

Setting up for the Shot

Set up the sheet of glass around a foot off the ground or table. If your tripod can be set up on the glass than adjust your tripod to have the camera aiming straight down over the glass. Place your design on the ground or table. Add water droplets in any desired pattern onto the glass. Set up your LED lights any way you want to create the desired effects. Add the colored gels to add interesting colors. Take lots of photographs and make sure to keep the best results!



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