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Photo365 - 4 - Cross Polarisation

Pete > Pete Blog > Photo365 - 4 - Cross Polarisation
04/01/2011 - 10:23 PM



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Today's project is another version of cross polarisation I've been doing a bit of lately. In this example I turned my LCD computer screen on its back facing upwards. This became the base for a collection of cheap disposable shot glasses (1 for 40 from Poundland). I arranged them in a pattern, edged up side by side to create a grid, and then positioned the camera above with a polarising filter attached to the lens.
I adjusted the zoom to ensure a tight crop and took this photo. Exposure was automatic.


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Tags: , Cross polarising, Filter, Plastic, Stress pattern

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cattyal
cattyal e2 Member 96032 forum postscattyal vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2011 - 2:55 PM

Neat - a polarising filter is on my shopping list as is some of the polarising film (which seems to be just a wee bit expensive)....

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Pete Site Moderator 1318442 forum postsPete vcard ePz Advertiser England96 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2011 - 3:55 PM


Quote: as is some of the polarising film (which seems to be just a wee bit expensive)....

Yes Jessops used to sell it in their powerflash range and that was a decent price. That's why I use the monitor now. Most items can be positioned in front of the monitor and it acts like a huge lightbox with polarising sheet over the front.

cattyal
cattyal e2 Member 96032 forum postscattyal vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2011 - 4:09 PM

I've got a couple of spare monitors knocking about so shall have a go sometime - I've got some el cheapo poundland 'glasses' somewhere....

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