Monday, 3 November 2014

It's all physics

During a bit of a tidy up I managed to clear out a rather large pile of unwanted CDs - old backup discs and such like.

It came as no surprise that they were claimed by 'Craft Women' who started work on a project with them.  When they were laid out on the table, waiting for the glue to dry,  I noticed the rather good interference patterns being caused by a combination of daylight from the windows and LEDs from above.

I don't need to be asked twice!



You can find more macro images at Macro Monday 2 and I Heart Macro

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  2. Sorry, I could not spell on the comment above.. The colors are pretty. I would like to see the finished project. Have a happy new week!

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  3. Beautiful CDs with beautiful colors, Stewart.
    A very good new week.
    I miss you comments on my blog !!
    Best regards, Irma

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  4. nooit geweten dat er zoveel kleur inzat.

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  5. Cool shots! Photos really can be found anywhere.

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  6. Kind of fun to play with the colors.

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  7. Our kids are feasting on Halloween candy (such a silly, frivolous celebration.. Do the participate on your side of the world?) and have been reading me Laffy Taffy jokes throughout the day.
    This makes me think of one I just heard: What kind of party does a computer go to? A disco! Your discs look totally disco ready.
    (Nice work on the tidy up, I'm doing much of the same here!)

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  8. The surface of CD's or DVD's allows great games with light refraction, cool shots.

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  9. they do make pretty images even though they are not usable

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  10. Well spotted. Lovely colours shown on the disks.

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  11. Very nice! I like the colors and patterns.

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  12. Beautiful rainbows -- I bet she is going to hang them in a window and you'll have rainbows every day.

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  13. Very nice!
    Try putting one of them in a microwave oven for just a few seconds. Yes, there will be a bit of arcing, but the result is pretty cool.

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