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Crystal Maze

By seharris77
This looks like the sort of thing you'd be scraping off your car windscreen in January but it's actually salt crystals! I mixed some kitchen salt with a bit of water and let a few drops dry out on some glass. When it was dry, I lit it using darkfield illumination technique and got loads of really weird images including this one.

Tags: Macro Ice Unusual General Salt Abstract Close up Crystal Specialist and abstract Close-up and macro Icicles Crystals

Voters: Rogerex, Paree, Possum and 1 more


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Comments


Possum 10 148 England
15 Nov 2006 8:41PM
What a brilliant idea! It really looks like frost. Good imagination.
Allie

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Paree 11 616 3
15 Nov 2006 8:52PM
this is lovely just like ice
Rogerex 10 32 12 Australia
16 Nov 2006 2:27AM
I like the effect, well done. Could you please explain darkfield illumination?
Roger
Rogerex 10 32 12 Australia
17 Nov 2006 1:35AM
It's okay, I found reference to the technique in the reader's forum.
Roger

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