Some women are just born to be photographed. Hudabiya is one of those women. After months of scheduling conflicts and other issues, we finally made it happen- And to be completely honest, I’m glad it took so long. I just acquired my Rolleiflex SL66 and I don’t think I could have photograph her with any other camera. Beauty like her’s should only be captured through the finest glass :-). Not only is she strikingly beautiful but she’s down to earth and an absolute joy to work with! I’ve still got a two more rolls to develop but I just couldn’t resist posting a couple now! I’m head over heels in love with the way the SL66 and Zeiss lens draw in light and if the thing weren’t so damn big, I swear I’d take it with me EVERYWHERE. Stay tuned for the color photos!
Model - Hudabiya Photographer - Q. Oliver Rolleiflex SL66 + Carl Zeiss 80mm f/2.8 + Ilford Pan F Plus (pulled to ASA 25)
Using sound waves to levitate individual droplets of solutions containing pharmaceutical drugs and drying them in mid-air. Why do this? This is useful because most of the drugs on the market are either amorphous or crystalline and the crystalline form doesn’t get absorbed by the body. So levitating the solution allows the drug to be made into an amorphous state (by evaporation) because if it were to touch any surface it would simply crystallize. They call this “containerless processing”.
The frequencies used are just above the audible range at about 22 kilohertz and when the two speakers are aligned they create two sets of sound waves, perfectly interfering with each other creating a phenomenon known as a standing wave. This allows the objects to levitate in areas within the waves known as nodes as the acoustic pressure is enough to cancel the force of gravity.