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Acoustic Levitation
1st PlaceAcoustic Levitation

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Challenge: Abstract Macro IV (Basic Editing*)
Lens: Nikon AF-S Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8 VR
Location: da good ol' basement
Date: Mar 8, 2012
Aperture: 16
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/200
Date Uploaded: Mar 8, 2012

This was co-photographed with Jan Belina.

This photograph and description should answer many of your questions regarding what you’re looking at: acoustic levitation – preparation.

Special thanks to John Bush from MIT for inspiring this shot, and providing technical details.

Place: 1 out of 133
Avg (all users): 8.1037
Avg (commenters): 8.9200
Avg (participants): 7.8750
Avg (non-participants): 8.2658
Views since voting: 5851
Views during voting: 342
Votes: 135
Comments: 58
Favorites: 15 (view)

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03/21/2012 11:10:25 PM
Congratulations. I just happen to click on this and wow! Amazing work.
03/18/2012 10:37:43 PM
IreneM CUBED !
03/17/2012 10:31:19 PM
This is great, but why don't you tick your boxes??
03/17/2012 10:43:17 AM
very nice work aleks!!!!!! congrats!!!
03/17/2012 10:18:20 AM
That is awesome beyond words!
03/17/2012 02:28:24 AM
Amazing capture. COngrats on the blue and the 8+ score! :)
03/17/2012 01:09:44 AM
Congratulations and thanks for the link. Beautiful work!
03/16/2012 09:02:06 PM
Fabulous clear crisp and perfect I looked at your web site and you have some really good work
03/16/2012 04:54:54 PM
One of the ten's I gave during the challenge. Glad to see you got the blue! Congrats
03/16/2012 02:26:25 PM
Wow! thanks for sharing the "how you did it" link. Congrats on an incredible image and achievement!
03/16/2012 01:32:09 PM
Congratulations on the ribbon.
03/16/2012 12:32:32 PM
Aaah, MIT! My old stomping ground! You took me back to my grad school days with this image. So many brilliant scientific research and experiments being conducted over there by many brilliant minds. You did great bringing this amazing achievement to us to see by your beautiful photography. Congrats!
03/16/2012 11:46:24 AM
ok, that is cool! :) The inner geek is celebrating along with the photographer in me. Womderfully done.
03/16/2012 11:02:20 AM
very cool, congrats on the blue
03/16/2012 09:24:13 AM
Wow! Very cool work! Congrats!
03/16/2012 09:08:18 AM
Great job, and awesome website! I was in awe the whole trip through. Much inspiration in there. Thanks for sharing.
03/16/2012 08:21:50 AM
Amazing! Congrats on the blue!
03/16/2012 06:21:51 AM
Love this image, knew it would win. HUGE congrats on your well deserved blue and on your new PB, Aleks.
03/16/2012 04:06:06 AM
Amazing shot and thanks for all the related information. Fascinating!
03/16/2012 02:50:57 AM
Cracking shot knew this would win, 10 all day long :)
03/16/2012 02:31:39 AM
great fluid dynamics and wonderful photography Alex! Congrats!
03/16/2012 01:51:30 AM
Amazing. congrats
03/16/2012 01:19:52 AM
phew, this is awesome. Physics and Art - Leonardo da Vinci always knew he was onto something.
03/16/2012 12:35:49 AM
Very creative & inspiring ! Many congratulations !
03/16/2012 12:33:52 AM
The science behind this is fascinating! I'll have to read it a couple of times to get it to sink in... Nicely done! Thanks for sharing the "how".
03/16/2012 12:33:15 AM
Extraordinary. Congrats on the blue
03/16/2012 12:27:12 AM
Congratulations on the well earned blue! Thanks for educating us as to the how.
03/16/2012 12:23:02 AM
Extremely cool! Congrats on the blue!
03/16/2012 12:08:42 AM
This is awesome! Great finish! Congrats!
03/16/2012 12:06:01 AM
Well deserved score and Blue! Stunning shot!
03/16/2012 12:01:40 AM
Congratulations on The Blue!!
 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/15/2012 06:34:40 PM
great shot my favourite 10
03/15/2012 03:28:36 PM
Supremely amazing shot!
03/14/2012 10:45:17 PM
So cool. Love the symmetry.
03/14/2012 09:31:57 PM
Lovely clarity and focus and I like the simple composition. Title is very nice, too. One of my 10's
03/14/2012 04:03:41 PM
i like it, and will be curious to see what it really is. wonder how it would have looked with some color tinting?
03/13/2012 09:48:38 PM
No idea what it is, but I love it!
03/13/2012 08:00:24 PM
I really love this image. Good use of 'thirds'. The line in the back really makes the image.
03/13/2012 01:29:26 PM
perfect! 10!!
03/13/2012 01:50:17 AM
I don't know what you've done but it makes a wonderful abstract.
03/12/2012 05:31:05 PM
This is just wonderful.
03/12/2012 05:19:04 PM
Looks like the Blue to me. Such precision, I think I might have enjoyed more colour though.
03/12/2012 01:22:08 PM
just fantastic
03/12/2012 11:26:54 AM
Great shot! I have no idea what it is but it looks great
03/12/2012 01:17:49 AM
Not sure how or what this is but it is very easy to look at.
03/11/2012 11:09:26 AM
This really can only be a 10! This really belongs in a gallery. Hopefully you will share how it was done.
03/11/2012 08:43:56 AM
marbles on puddle on stainless table
03/10/2012 12:43:48 PM
03/09/2012 06:55:05 PM
I absolutely love this, so simple yet (I'm sure) not an easy capture,. Is it really acoustic levitation? can't wait to see your comment post voting (9)
03/09/2012 03:21:38 PM
This is ribbon for sure 10.
03/09/2012 01:48:40 PM
Really love this. Very clean and crisp shot. One of my favorites in the challenge! 10
03/09/2012 12:24:25 PM
This is beautiful.
03/09/2012 11:50:57 AM
Nice work ,top five in my opinion.
03/09/2012 11:07:20 AM
Cool composition and shot, love to hear how you did this.
This is probably my favorite image from this challenge.
03/09/2012 08:04:26 AM
How?? It's really a great photo
03/09/2012 02:37:47 AM
how on earth? amazing...love it 8
03/09/2012 12:58:30 AM
this is amazing . Love Love Love it ! 10
03/09/2012 12:44:24 AM
Wow. Golly.


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