Chris Parks' Dreamscapes


Chris Parks and his father, Peter Parks have built a what they call a microzoom optical bench, effectively a blending elements of a microscope with an optical bench borrowing knowledge from both the cinematographic field and marine biology, and have been using it to photograph fluid dynamics and chemical reactions happening in a tiny drop of liquid, magnifying a microlitre of water 500,000 times, using water, yeast, baby oil, curry and other secret ingredients to create swirling vortices of color and matter. etc

Link. Don't forget to watch the videos.

via Ozoux (a very eclectic blog)

Also, somewhat related, if you have a fertile imagination at least, have a look at these videos of elastic bands' twang in slo-mo... then read the article.


pk comments:

Reminds me of flame fractals.