Today we get a shot of a bullet “Peeling a Balloon” at high speed…

 

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I was trying out shooting those little “water balloon” balloons you can get that are real tiny with thin skins, so thin in fact that apparently the skin can be blown off…

 

SOOC

(Straight Out Of Camera)

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EXIF:

Nikon D810
Nikon 105mm f/2.8
f/14
400 ISO
Flashes at 1/128th power

 

Lightroomed

 

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  • Exposure, highlights, shadows and blacks lowered
  • Contrast, whites and clarity raised

 

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  • Strong contrast tone curve added

 

2016-10-07-21-31-00-lr3-lens-sharp-noise

  • Lens adjustments
  • Noise reduction
  • Sharpening raised

 

Photoshopped

 

Peeling a Balloon

I rotated the shot and used puppet warp to make the plume bigger and the balloon a little more stretched.

 

Other Shots

 

Peeling a Balloon

Peeling a Balloon

 

Peeling a Balloon

 

Peeling a Balloon

Peeling a Balloon