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fountain/waterfall that draws pictures

fred rosenberger
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I found this on another site. It's a man-made waterfall that has a few hundred spigots. They turn on and off a the precise time needed to effectively draw pictures and spell words...

it's one of the coolest things i've seen in a while.


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fred rosenberger
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watching it again, i think there has to be some lighting effects going on as well. I don't see how they can get the 'slow falling' effect any other way...
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nice - that would have been fun during the test / debug cycles


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Isn't there Chinese in between ?


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Amazing!
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I feel that the water is being used as a curtain to project the images. SO it's more like a lighting effect on fountain.
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Originally posted by fred rosenberger:
watching it again, i think there has to be some lighting effects going on as well. I don't see how they can get the 'slow falling' effect any other way...

What part was the 'slow falling' effect? It seemed to fall at the same rate as far as I could see.

I don't think there's any lighting tricks. That's all water.


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i'm not sure... around the 3:30 remaining mark, it looks like the letters are falling slower than before, but i could be wrong on that.
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wow


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