“Is that Shinichi? Is that Shinichi?” If the world of liquid and splash photography has a rock star it would be Shinichi Maruyama.
One photographer, a recent ex pat from England to NYC was talking about his experiences in London trying to break into the world of splash photography. “When I would visit the art directors and ask them if they would consider me for a job, the response over and over again, if its splash its got to be Shinichi. I came tonight to see him in person, to see him work first hand.”
Thursday night BIWA studios generously hosted an educational seminar featuring Shinichi Maruyama’s stop motion stroboscopic photographic technique featuring the new line of Scoro power packs from broncolor. The only pack on the market today with a true flash duration of t 0.1 reading @ 1/8000th of a second. A feature that is critical when shooting stop motion photography.
Shinichis genius is underscored by his humility, “I am still learning and I hope that tonight we can all learn something from each other.” When asked why he was opening his studio and sharing technique Shinichi said, “If you add to drops to the ocean of knowledge everyones boat rises.