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Boredom sometimes tends to cause creativity in me. I should be bored more often! I had a lot of fun creating this image, and it was rather obvious once I thought about it. One flash was underneath the PCB, while a second flash was above and behind the board with a blue gel. Et voila!

 

As for the board, it's actually a very old RealMagic hardware DVD decoder, back when computers weren't powerful enough to play back DVDs without hardware assistance. :D

 

Canon EOS 40D

EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM lens

20mm extension ring

Speedlite 580EX w/blue gel behind PCB @ 1/8 power

Speedlite 580EXII underneath PCB @ 1/16 power

Pocketwizard FlexTT5s to trigger flashes

67mm, 1/250s, f/16, ISO320

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Taken on May 14, 2012