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Science is ICE
Science is ICE
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Challenge: Ice (Basic Editing)
Camera: Nikon D200
Location: Virginia
Date: Feb 27, 2007
Aperture: n/a
ISO: n/a
Shutter: n/a
Galleries: Abstract, Science and Technology
Date Uploaded: Feb 27, 2007

Picture was taken with a Nikon optical microscope at a 200x magnification. I put a drop of water on a silicon slide that had been oxidized and submerged it in liquid nitrogen until the ice was so cold that it cracked.

Only the contrast was edited, the source lamp and the refraction from the silicon created the coloring along with the stress from the ice crystals.

The Camera was an attachment for the Nikon Elipse 150
NOT TAKEN WITH D200 there was not an option for a microscope camera

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/06/2007 01:51:21 PM
I think rotating this would take it from plain photo microscopy to artistic perspective. Still, nice shot.
03/06/2007 12:12:33 PM
I like the prisms of light in this image. There could be a little more clarity to the image however.
03/06/2007 07:53:12 AM
crop more in the center maybe?
03/02/2007 03:46:05 PM
very nice.
03/02/2007 07:50:33 AM
love the green tones
03/01/2007 10:44:58 PM
love the picture, no clue where you're going with the title
02/28/2007 06:26:37 PM
It maybe ice but, it does not appear to honor winter.
02/28/2007 01:22:39 PM
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