Balloons

Personal project

High-speed shots of water balloons at the point of bursting.

A series of experiments investigating how everyday objects look at high-speed. Things we've all seen, and yet haven't seen.

Photo of a water balloon bursting, it is attached to a string like a helium balloon.
Going up, 2011 - see on flickr.
Photo of a clear water balloon. It looks like a ball of water in mid air.
Clarity, 2010 - see on flickr.
Photo of a burst water balloon. It's light yellow, and held in a hand
Crimson tide, 2010 - see on flickr.
Photo of a burst water balloon. It's dark red, and held in a hand
Almost, 2011 - see on flickr.
Photo of a water balloon bursting. The balloon is resting on a hand, and lit up like the sun
Suddenly bright, 2010 - see on flickr.

Featured in: The Telegraph, NPR, The Daily Mail, Gizmodo.

DIY Photography interviewed me in 2010 on the process behind the series.

See the full set on flickr.