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Refraction of colour

By EddieAC    
Some time ago I bought six small glasses in a charity shop. I thought that I might try some water splash/drop photography with them.

Tonight I decided that I would use them to see what I could come up with if I placed them in front of my laptop screen and created a few backgrounds in photoshop. This is just one of photoshop's default gradients that I tried. I made a few others with different sized dots and a few black and white ones.

The quality isn't too bad but a laptop screen does not provide the best background but is quite versatile and can be changed quickly and easily.

Tags: Colour Still life Glass Specialist and abstract Refract Glassrs Rwfraction

Voters: ColleenA, derekp, Joline and 22 more

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Joline Plus
15 37 59 United States
18 Jan 2016 12:39PM
As long as you don't really spill the water on itGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
djh698 17 6.4k 6 United Kingdom
18 Jan 2016 12:45PM
very creative-a good result
EddieAC 16 3.3k 2 United Kingdom
18 Jan 2016 1:20PM

Quote:As long as you don't really spill the water on itGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

That's true. Smile

I did have the option of covering the keyboard with a shopping bag but I preferred quick access to the keys and touch pad so I just took a little extra care.

The glasses were placed on an elevated photo frame with black card inside for the reflection. I just used a spoon to put a few small puddles of water on the glass for extra interest.
18 Jan 2016 1:47PM
I do like your creative inventiveness - will have to try myself ... Eileen
EddieAC 16 3.3k 2 United Kingdom
18 Jan 2016 7:22PM
Many thanks everyone and also to Rayme330 for the User Award. Smile
JawDborn 9 1.3k 1 England
6 Feb 2016 11:18PM
Try it with white wine Eddie. If it doesn't work...well .... It will have it's compensations. Wonderful creativity in making this image, and a stunning result. Super stuff, Eddie.

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