Paint Drops React To Sound Waves (Shot With Canon 5D Mark II and Canon EF 100mm Macro IS USM Lens)

by • October 1, 2010 • Photography, VideoComments (0)3463

The ‘colour sculptures’ were created by stretching a balloon over a speaker to form a membrane.  A few drops of paint were then placed in the centre of the balloon and a single sharp note was played through the speaker, causing the paint to erupt for just a fraction of a second.

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Here’s the balloon process close up.  They experimented with different instruments, frequencies and volumes, which each had an effect on the formations:

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Source: Dentsu London

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