Trick photo: photographing pouring liquid with strange gravity

I show how I created a photo for a Martin Bailey Photography assignment that shows pouring liquid with some strange gravity. I illuminated this shot with just one strobe.

See my actual entry on Martin Bailey’s site:

This photo got 1st place in Martin’s January 2012 assignment!
Video Rating: 4 / 5


  1. Kahain
    April 16, 2015 at 7:25 pm #

    one thing you could try to have a nice continuous and fluid pour of the
    liquid is to use a fake bottle that has an opening on the side that doesnt
    appear in the picture so the liquid would just flow freely out of the
    bottle. I think it would be a lot easier to recreate the first photo shown
    where the liquid makes a curvature that align with the curvature of the

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    April 16, 2015 at 8:11 pm #

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  3. PhantomSambo
    April 16, 2015 at 8:20 pm #

    That is a very cool rig. I wonder if he made it?

  4. Dean Fuller
    April 16, 2015 at 8:56 pm #

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  5. graceful.crafts
    April 16, 2015 at 9:54 pm #

    Yeah we call it jelly

  6. Nicolas Diaz Pastor
    April 16, 2015 at 10:30 pm #

    Awesome trick, thanks! Keep the good work 😉

  7. thedamon
    April 16, 2015 at 11:07 pm #

    cool concept. thanks-

  8. Pete Leong
    April 16, 2015 at 11:21 pm #

    Great job Forrest!

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  10. Sonia Adams
    April 17, 2015 at 12:32 am #

    Great idea! I never thought of the jello, I can’t wait to try it.

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    April 17, 2015 at 1:05 am #

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  12. cody N
    April 17, 2015 at 1:22 am #

    it would suck to spill that on your set

  13. Gil Carrillo
    April 17, 2015 at 2:14 am #

    Very nice. Nice to see inexpensive table set up. Its the end result that

  14. ft2bme
    April 17, 2015 at 2:29 am #

    It’s a sheet of translucent acrylic from a local plastics store. The flash
    is under the white sheet below the table.

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    April 17, 2015 at 2:44 am #


  16. Foto Kadri
    April 17, 2015 at 3:34 am #

    Thanks for sharing ur setups.

  17. Tim Smith
    April 17, 2015 at 3:35 am #

    I thought the glass would Jell-O was really creative, Great video!!!

  18. TricksPhotography
    April 17, 2015 at 4:08 am #

    nice one, thanks for sharing. that camera looks awsome!

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    April 17, 2015 at 4:36 am #

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