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Incandescence
Incandescence
khamael


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Challenge: Science III (Basic Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-450D Rebel XSi
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Location: Eindhoven
Date: Nov 19, 2009
Aperture: 5
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1.3
Galleries: Vintage, Science and Technology
Date Uploaded: Nov 22, 2009

The incandescent light bulb, incandescent lamp or incandescent light globe is a source of electric light that works by incandescence (a general term for heat-driven light emissions which includes the simple case of black body radiation). An electric current passes through a thin filament, heating it until it produces light. The enclosing glass bulb prevents the oxygen in air from reaching the hot filament, which otherwise would be destroyed rapidly by oxidation. Incandescent bulbs are also sometimes called electric lamps, a term also applied to the original arc lamps.

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Place: 35 out of 69
Avg (all users): 5.5753
Avg (commenters): 6.5714
Avg (participants): 5.5556
Avg (non-participants): 5.5792
Views since voting: 605
Views during voting: 349
Votes: 219
Comments: 7
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
12/01/2009 08:11:41 PM
like the green 7
11/28/2009 11:25:04 AM
I would have liked a slightly deeper DOF so that the whole shape of the lightbulb is sharp, including the interior element
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11/27/2009 12:01:12 PM
really like the tone and color that you chose
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11/26/2009 06:15:45 AM
Great coloring! Even more spiderweb would probably add more feeling to it, but it is great as it is
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11/26/2009 03:57:38 AM
I like the photo, particularly the colour. The DoF does not include the base of the bulb which is a shame. On a Scientific not the title frustrated me as there is no incandescence in the photo - the only light is from the florescence!
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11/25/2009 08:02:45 PM
The duotone really is effective here as well as the comp. Nice work.
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11/25/2009 11:51:19 AM
Very vintage look, added by the cyanotype effect. Nice placing and focus.
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