Spraybow Distorted Drops

Distorted drops changing colour Oscillating drops in a spraybow

A slow shutter speed reveals flashes of colour in Alexander's Dark Band, presumably from distorted drops.

Oscillating colours in the tracks suggest that the drops are changing shape in a regular way.

Mixed colour in a spraybow Small drop oscillation frequency

Here there are enough displaced colours to slightly reduce the purity of the colours in the primary.

Only a small sample but most drops seem to change at a similar frequency. The exposure was 1/60th second.

Canon EOS 20D    5th May 2007
Wiltshire, England

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