I'm a big fan of abstract shapes and color, which explains this set. These are photographs of emulsions that consist of cooking oil with water drops, placed on the shiny side of CDs or strobes. I shine a studio lamp on the emulsions and then photograph the results using my macro lens. I try to vary the shapes and color by blocking part of the light with my hand and by using a mirror to bounce the light around. It's a fun thing to play with. It's nice to have something to take pictures of on days when we're at home. Sadly I can't go to the Canadian Rockies or Baja California every day. These are all created in the camera, and not on the computer. I do edit them in Photoshop to get rid of specks of dust and small bubbles plus adjust contrast and/or saturation.
I discovered this form of photography from looking at the wonderful images of a fellow Flickr photographer. Here's the link to her beautiful work. www.flickr.com/photos/jane_in_wales/sets/72157623594452058/
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Emulsion Arta set by Bill Gracey