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Across the Universe ~ Oil & Water ~ 9/52 | by Trish P. - K1000 Gal
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Across the Universe ~ Oil & Water ~ 9/52

Oil & Water

Assignment 52 ~ Week 9

First attempt. Ever.


Cropped, no color, contrast or brightness adjustments made. No gradient applied in Photoshop. These shots remind me of abstract paintings. It's amazing what you can do with a camera and a little creative ingenuity.


Water & oil on a glass plate, sunny window, suspended over a piece of blue and yellow striped paper. If you look closely you can see the pattern from the paper in a couple of the bubbles. Blowing gently on the surface of the bubbles will rearrange them. If you end up with one giant bubble, just use a toothpick to rearrange/break them up.


The sun is gone now for a couple days so I'll have to fine-tune this with artificial light. We'll see how that goes.


Macro setting, handheld, manual focus, shot from above the plate straight down.


Wishing for a close-up lense now :( Did my best with the macro setting, good, but not the same as a true close-up.

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Taken on February 27, 2012