Motion photography is trending as the new rage in digital photography, particularly with special effects and photo manipulation. Peter Scafrick is a photographer who has mastered the art of the perfect spill, captured in a world of time measured by milliseconds. Schafrick works primarily with liquid form in this series he calls ‘Splash and Crash’. He perfects the art of manipulating liquid form by manual execution, skilling himself in the act of suspending the flawless motion of fluids. Upon capturing his frames of time-frozen liquids, he proceeds to manipulating his photos, mostly for their use in several commercial campaigns.
Peter Schafrick is an award-winning visual artist who considers himself primarily a still life photographer, but after flowing through his work we find that Schafrick certainly possesses rare talent in the various areas of photography. Schafrick is an expert in the world of commercial photography, with a well earned reputation for being an enthusiastic individual with a talent for problem solving and a passion for forging striking images. He stages incredible shoots for product campaigns while essentially surrounding his subject of interest and expertise – liquids. As such, this talented hand-on photographer defines his approach to his work as, “a clean, modern sense of vision unique in the industry”, the combination of attributes that allow Schafrick to create “exceptionally detailed, dynamic and graphic images – the hallmark of his style”.
Peter Schafrick’s manner of work is a massive leap towards photographic genius. After searching for similar works by different artists, it is safe to conclude that Shafrick’s angle on motion freeze photography is unique in itself. While there is great talent out there exploring innovative ways to express the explosive movement and rhythm of liquids in action, Peter Schafrick has almost exacted the basics of creative motion-liquid photography. We have below a number of stunning photographs from his ‘Splash and Crash’ series that are quite the inspirational treat for enthusiasts of creative photography. Have a look at the work of one of the pioneers in innovative digital and commercial motion photography. It’s explosive.