CFL Study 1 - Glow

I was thinking of shooting a CFL for a daily contest on curves but chose a different subject. Then this daily contest came up, Light. So I went ahead and tried a few shots.


These were taken with my Oly P&S, since I don't have a macro lens for my Canon 40D.


WHAT TO DO IF YOU BREAK ONE! -insanity ensues-


Compact Fluorescent bulbs are great for the environment, right? Not so fast! The law of unintended, but avoidable consequences strikes again!

Be sure you dispose of them properly!


Yeah, these are so green...


Explored Oct 25, 2008!

  • fangleman PRO 7y

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  • Erica Marshall 7y

    "Glow" rocks! Love the blue and the simplicity of the figure 8-like curves.
  • fangleman PRO 7y

    Erica_Marshall Thanks! This must be a cliche image by now. This reminds me of the yin-yang.
  • jotka26 7y

    nice glowing with an aurra
  • Erica Marshall 7y

    This image won the
    Photography_Beginners group
    Daily Challenge!
  • europa70 7y

    Nice one, I like the smooth almost creamy lines.
  • asmart42 7y

    lol - very cool shot!.
  • Kaizar Campwala 6y

    Great Picture. This photo was used under CC license on the front page of the non-profit news aggregator, as part of our weekly feature highlighting journalism about Energy.

    Kaizar Campwala
    Associate Editor, NewsTrust
  • CircadianReflections Photography PRO 6y

    Did you use a light tent? Any other lighting besides the light of the bulb?

    This is really cool.
  • fangleman PRO 6y

    dmzajac2004 <== I did not use a light tent. I had the bulb on, and no other light source.
  • seizo92630 4y

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Taken on October 25, 2008
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