Eperimental Conceptual Photo - Euro under fire

posted on 1st of december, 2010
This photo below is quite experimental and symbolizes the current financial crisis in the Euro zone.

Especially difficult was the light. I mounted my LED torch on a separate tripod to the right of the coin - so that only the burner at the left and the border and backside of the 1 Euro was illuminated but not its glowing front side. Otherwise the red color from the glowing metal would have disappeared.

Difficult was also the short distance of my lens to the fire - my only macro is the the 60mm Nikkor Micro from Nikon. I was glad that the coin was glowing and not my glass.

Last but not least: The span of time until the coin got black from the burner's unburned carbon was relatively short. It took me a pile for 1 Euro coins until I was successful.


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Comments (7)

Posted by Yuritz on December 16, 2010
great pic,good luck with the sales!
Posted by Cienpiesnf on December 02, 2010
Ja! good pic
Posted by FabioConcetta on December 02, 2010
An original image, may have a high sales potential, congratulations for the idea and the achievement!

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100 Photos Online!

posted on 15th of december, 2010
That's my photo number 100:

It's the Salisbury Cathedral's cloister in South-England, Europe.

And this is the indoor view of the cathedral:

My start at DT was the beginn of this year and just before
the end of the same year I'm glad to have reached this milestone.

Many thanks to DT for their patience to make me a better photographer.

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Posted by Ongchangwei on December 17, 2010
Congratulations !!!
Posted by Cammeraydave on December 16, 2010
Great work !
Posted by SakisPagonas on December 16, 2010
Congratulations and good luck!!

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