Watch These Colors Dance, Then See How It Was Done

How do you make paint move with the grace and litheness of a classically trained dancer? With a Canon 5D Mark II, and a whole lot of patience. See for yourself what 5,000 frames per second gets you:

"Bringing Color to Life" was funded by Canon to promote their Pixma printer line. It's beautiful, haunting effect—made all the more fascinating by this look behind the curtain. [Dentsu via Laughing Squid]