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Liquid Metal Love
Liquid Metal Love

Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Metal II (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Nikon D700
Lens: Nikon AF-S Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8 VR
Location: basement
Date: Dec 18, 2011
Aperture: 36
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/250
Galleries: Abstract, Macro
Date Uploaded: Dec 18, 2011

Magnetized 3/8" end mill approaches magnetized ferrofluid on a silicon wafer reflecting a velvet background - this photograph captures the instant when the two objects meet.

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Place: 4 out of 111
Avg (all users): 6.9688
Avg (commenters): 8.4444
Avg (participants): 6.8846
Avg (non-participants): 7.0682
Views since voting: 2015
Views during voting: 210
Votes: 96
Comments: 22
Favorites: 1 (view)

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12/29/2011 09:17:50 PM
Congrats on the HM. This beautiful image was one of my top picks.
12/28/2011 04:21:19 PM
did you use any extension tubes???
12/28/2011 04:20:45 PM
I just saw this...sorry I'm so slow...had surgery last wk and therefore haven't been online much...hat's off to you...glad I was able to "nudge you" into entering...pffttttt

I would soooo love to be over your shoulder when you are doing this...(that way I won't get any fluid on me!!!)
12/26/2011 11:28:46 PM
I was sure you'd show up for this challenge :-) Well done!
12/26/2011 11:20:47 PM
this definitely gives me the feeling that you know what you are doing.
12/26/2011 07:54:38 PM
Congrats on your HM!
12/26/2011 07:52:54 AM
12/26/2011 12:20:30 AM
Cool stuff! Congrats on your HM :)
12/26/2011 12:17:09 AM
How very nice to see your name again, and to see it so well placed in the standings is
the frosting on the cake.
12/26/2011 12:15:13 AM
I've got to get some of this stuff and experiment. Congrats on the HM!
12/26/2011 12:02:03 AM
damn boy, you was robbed!
 Comments Made During the Challenge
12/25/2011 08:48:26 PM
12/25/2011 09:17:43 AM
One of the best of the bunch 10.
12/24/2011 08:25:16 PM
I'm trying to decide if all of you ferrous folks got together... great exposure on this!
12/24/2011 02:13:41 AM
Very creative. Wasn't expecting to see any of this in this challenge.
12/20/2011 06:15:20 PM
i really love this shot and want to know what it is, bronze drill bit and molten plastic? intriguing
12/20/2011 08:17:45 AM
12/20/2011 12:33:44 AM
Beautifully composed and lit. One of my top picks.
12/19/2011 10:38:56 PM
12/19/2011 05:29:53 PM
12/19/2011 11:51:56 AM
Think is my top ribbon winner on the first pass.
12/19/2011 01:04:28 AM
Metal never looked so delicious

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