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Water Wigs: Split-Second Wigs Made For Bald Men With Exploding Water Balloons

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This is a series titled 'Water Wigs' by photographer Tim Tadder and his cohorts. It features bald men with wigs made from water as a result of thrown water balloons popping on their heads. Neat, but I still want mine made out of chocolate milk.

We just finished shooting a new project we call Water Wigs. The concept is simple and it is another visual exploration of something new and totally different. We found a bunch of awesome bald men and hurled water balloons at their heads, to capture the explosion of water at various intervals. The result a new head of of water hair! We used a laser and sound trigger to capture the right moments for each subject to create just the head of hair that fit best with the face.

I actually got this tip several times and every time I read the headline as 'Water Wings' and was all, damn, Geekologie tipsters are being f***ing spazzy today -- water wings have been around foreeeeever. I used to splash around in the pool with those things on in like, 2010.

Hit the jump for several more worthwhile examples.

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Thanks to Steve, allison, KTG, Marbles and Tony B, who have all worn wigs made out of spaghetti before and insist they've never felt sexier. I believe it.

There are Comments.
  • Guest

    ...it would seem more fitting to use female models for most of these hair styles. The mohawk one is so far my favorite. :D

  • Lauren Hughes

    When will we see GW in a water wig?

  • n_a_a_s

    I use this same method when putting condoms on before starting the day

  • this does seem pretty fake...
    but I may just not understand how this particular rule-set of physics works.

  • It looks as if the photographer used a long, tube-like water balloon for this effect instead of a spherical one.

  • grimbldoo

    You would think that it would be obvious by the shape of the "hair."

  • BillGatesIsYourDaddy

    FAKE!!!!

    This is a complete photoshop job. You can tell its a fake because the shadow’s are all wrong.

    This is exactly like that scene in the movie Never Back Down where Max visited a hooker and she ended up being a Thai Boy. Max was later diagnosed with a STD and it burned every time he peed.

  • n_a_a_s

    ahhh... daisy. I miss her too folks! Are there really just a few us of who even know who Daisy is? Big ups to BillGatesIsYourDaddy for bringing back a piece of the good ol days ;)

  • Man I haven't seen that name in a while.
    Also where are all the laserbeams. We need the pew pew shit.

  • Dick Fabulous

    What shadows are you referring to? This would be an enormous series of photos to do in Photoshop; far easier to shoot this variety of work as photographs.

  • Emmitt Morgans

    I was wondering when we'd get another decent Daisy-alike!

  • Justin

    Someone should make a top ten list for the old Daisy comments, because for me at least that was the only reason i even read the comment section.

  • 4noK8Daisy

    Yeah I wanna know who's first by who says "first", first. That's the real reason people used to read the comments.

  • n_a_a_s

    dumbest thing you've said all year

  • AdvancePlays

    I can tell by the pixels.

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