Hardest shot I ever took

Challenge #61 in the Eclectic series. Hosted by Ro13.
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Ever had one of those shots that just took forever to get it right? No editing...just the perfected shot, and maybe a description of what made it hard.
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Splashing Chilies
by makrobe
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Funny enough the hardest shot I actually took today. Pretty much everything was hard in this shot and I was close to loosing my patience. Finding the right basin, then trying to get the white background in without getting bad artefacts. Then a big fight with the tripod :-/ and finally - the hardest part - getting the timing right. And I could not do continuous shooting because of the flash and because I had to whipe the water sprinkles of the glas after every shot. But I am happy with the result.
Submitted: Saturday, 19th March, 2011 19:07 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 19th March, 2011
Focal length: 66 mm
Shutter speed: 1/60 sec
Aperture: F6.3
ISO: 400
Notes: used: off-camera flash and cable release
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