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Wallpaper Details: Water Drops On The Rainbow

High-resolution desktop wallpaper Water Drops on the Rainbow by FatChuang
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Water Drops on the Rainbow

March 19th, 2009

I found this beautiful reflection while playing around with a macro-shot of water drops. It is a typical DVD-R disc's recording side using a LED flashlight as the light source. This photo is taken with Micro-NIKKOR 55mm lens, f/8.

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close‑up » macro » photography » rainbow » water » wet »

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Comments from the Community

Posted By: EastTN
about 5 years, 4 months ago
Its a cool pic but kinda hurts my eyes. Not great for a wallpaper for me.
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Posted By: brizkit
about 5 years, 4 months ago
I have to agree that the droplet contrast seems a bit harsh. I think this works better on the desktop in B/W. Otherwise interesting, but maybe a tad too busy?
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Posted By: 7268869
about 5 years, 4 months ago
very cool
Posted By: Mateo1041
about 5 years, 4 months ago
Looks like a bunch of random stuff on the screen to me. Sorry. Maybe either the droplets or the rainbow, but not both on top of each other.
Posted By: allenc
about 5 years, 4 months ago
I've always thought that CDs have an awesome reflection and would make excellent art and you have captured that well. The droplets are incredibly sharp (which is awesome) and create interest in the image but I would be keen to see one without the droplets too.
Posted By: Darvos
about 5 years, 4 months ago
its pretty intense, i ended up seeing how it would look a little more desaturated, far easier on the eyes, makes for a better wallpaper
Posted By: FatChuang
about 5 years, 4 months ago
thanks for the comments :).
The color is un-touched from the original shot with a lilltle contrast adjustment, but I agree that they may be too intense for a wallpaper (although the whole effect is pretty cool).
It's my first try, and I think I always have a lot to learn.
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Posted By: trout
about 5 years, 4 months ago
*FatChuang* - that's exactly how I'd put it myself. Far too much going on for a wallpaper (it actually hurts my eyes), but it's a pretty cool concept and effect.
Posted By: mredpopo
about 5 years, 4 months ago
I love that those colors are unaltered; they're so brilliant. I can see what some are saying about it being a bit harsh, but my background is often set by what music I'm listening to, and I listen to some pretty psyched out stuff. So, this is definitely going in my wallpaper folder for future reference :)
Posted By: paulz
about 5 years, 4 months ago
I like this shot. The idea is so similar to something I submitted long time ago, but Interfacelift staff never posted it :) http://img8.imageshack.us/img8/6098/p10009682.jpg
Posted By: FloRidah
about 5 years, 4 months ago
It's too tiresome.
Posted By: Frexxia
about 5 years, 4 months ago
If anyone is interested I made a version of this for myself. I discarded the color information in Photoshop and added 60% Deep Blue photo filter.

http://www.imagebam.com/image/80d6fe30381015
Posted By: FatChuang
about 5 years, 4 months ago
I borrowed another lens, tried a different setup, and some new photos have been uploaded to my flickr. Feel free to leave me any comment or even you like it to be submitted as a wallpaper :).
Posted By: Noupette
about 5 years, 4 months ago
It's striking, but with icons on top of this? Whoa! Much to hard to look at for me.
Posted By: midos22002
about 5 years, 3 months ago
thanxxx aloooooooooot
Posted By: midos22002
about 5 years, 3 months ago
thanxxxxxx alooooooot
Posted By: tmanflys
about 5 years, 3 months ago
It might be busy for a desktop, but this works AMAZINGLY w/o retouching on my iPhone!
Posted By: InterClaw
about 5 years, 2 months ago
@Frexxia, I really like your version of it. Thanks!

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