Balloon popping photography at the Maker Faire
May 22, 2007 1:05 PM   Subscribe

Here's a set of some great balloon popping photography from the Maker Faire this past weekend. My favorites: 1, 2, 3
posted by soplerfo (19 comments total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
Very few people managed to keep their eyes open for the *pop*. I'm chicken like that too.
posted by artifarce at 1:10 PM on May 22, 2007

Wow, those are amazing.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero at 1:10 PM on May 22, 2007 [1 favorite]

I love how, out of your favorites, the little girl had the least fear.

Good stuff.
posted by gurple at 1:13 PM on May 22, 2007

I know! After looking at 50 people cringing, stumbling on her stoic gaze was really unsettling, somehow.
posted by soplerfo at 1:15 PM on May 22, 2007

The woman from the #2 favorite has a great expression.
posted by Potsy at 1:53 PM on May 22, 2007

Goatse balloon
posted by anthill at 2:16 PM on May 22, 2007 [1 favorite]

The girl from #3 favourite looks totally badass.
posted by afx237vi at 2:34 PM on May 22, 2007

I cannot grasp that child's expression.

Not one muscle of her face is tensed and her eyes are focussed on infinity.

The only occasion I can think of where I have seen similar faces is with people standing around staring hypnotized into a bonfire.
posted by jamjam at 2:47 PM on May 22, 2007

It's 2006 all over again.
posted by sanko at 2:51 PM on May 22, 2007

Actually, I think those photos are from the 2006 maker faire, if the dates are to be trusted.

Perhaps you were looking for these?
posted by smallerdemon at 3:07 PM on May 22, 2007

I, too, only looked at the first three.
posted by longsleeves at 3:22 PM on May 22, 2007

Man, I missed so much cool stuff at the Maker Faire!
posted by otherwordlyglow at 3:57 PM on May 22, 2007

odd girl from this year here
posted by soplerfo at 7:41 PM on May 22, 2007

I think this guy achieved enlightenment upon popping his balloon.
posted by treepour at 9:07 PM on May 22, 2007

and to think I played softball and drank with friends instead of going to maker faire.
posted by subaruwrx at 11:45 PM on May 22, 2007

Me likey.
posted by chuckdarwin at 12:46 AM on May 23, 2007

How'd they they get the balloon to fit over the head of this girl?
posted by Citizen Premier at 1:37 AM on May 23, 2007

No thanks. Distinct lack of bal... oh my god! Fap, fap, fap...

Now if we could only get some stop action shots of cake farting!
posted by Pollomacho at 4:37 AM on May 23, 2007

It's that same girl, and she looks even more fey this year!
posted by jamjam at 1:10 PM on May 23, 2007

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