Circular Saw (Escher / Droste Style)

This is a photo of one of my circular saw blades (DeWalt 36 tooth tungsten carbide finishing saw, to be precise), distorted with MathMap. I liked the yellow paint on the blade edge since this is a fresh blade.

 

strobist: 1/4 power Sigma EF-500DG Super, eBay trigger, diffused

through white plexi--to get a nice specular sheen on the brushed steel--against velvet (my poor homage to the lighting work of ming thein's timepieces).

 

See it large here.

 

©2008 David C. Pearson, M.D.

 

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Taken on April 1, 2008