There was a firework display above the Estádio Independência in Belo Horizonte, Brazil to entertain fans before the Copa Libertadores match between Atlético Mineiro and Internacional. Leonardo Silva equalised in the last minute of the game to grab a 2-2 draw for the home side.
The firework display before the match between Atlético Mineiro and Internacional as part of the Copa Libertadores at Independencia Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Photograph: Pedro Vilela/Getty Images
It certainly takes great skill and very good equipment to create these frozen-in-time “water sculptures”, in every captured frame revealing the inherent energy and the beautiful dynamics of flowing, cascading and dripping water:
Some artists decide to substitute water with more viscous liquids, which leads to even more psychedelic, “lava lamp”-like effects.
But more often than not, simply playing with ambient color and light distribution is enough to produce an outstanding effect. Images Credit: Luiz Luxvich.
In this article we will try to cover the full variety of high-speed liquid photography and the excitement of resulting abstract-modernist compositions.
Luiz Luxvich makes startlingly clear images of splashing water
This master of liquid photography lives in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and has the most fantastic gallery online, bursting with variety of colorful creations:
Children revellers of Nene de Vila Matilde samba school get ready at a concentration area before the start of the second night of Carnival parades at the Sambadrome, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, late on March 5, 2011.