Lunar Radiation Rings

© Brian Lobdell

Lunar Radiation Rings

Janessa L. Taber-Webb 11/14/2005 12:16:13 AM

LOL-When I first saw this I seriously thought you took this in outer-space. LOL! I was amazed at first until I read what it really was. It's an awesome picture, and I bet you could fool a lot of people with it!!! #343647

Brian Lobdell 11/14/2005 10:10:51 PM

Janessa,
This has always been one of my favorites! It was an experiment that came out much better than I ever expected. Photography is so full of surprises. Thanks for sharing your reactions to this composition ... maybe I'll have to make up a story about taking digital photos from satellites ... LOL :)
Brian #2076991

Jim Kinnunen 11/17/2005 3:09:38 PM

WTG, Brian!!!! Excellent image and congrats on it being featured in the Digital Darkroom edition!!!! #2088712

Andi Browning 11/19/2005 7:36:40 AM

This is really an amazing image from a platic plate. You have an awesome gallery...this is my favourite - well done. #2094205

Brian Lobdell 11/19/2005 10:14:44 AM

Thanks for your kind remarks, Andi! I loved viewing your gallery as well...your colors are all so vivid and you have very unique work! #2094621

Pat Gamwell 11/23/2005 6:26:56 PM

FANTASTIC, Brian! How clever...a plastic plate...alright!!! Thanks for the kudos on my finalist pic. #2114959

Brian Lobdell 11/26/2005 11:24:18 AM

Hey Pat...thanks for commenting on this "galaxy in the picnic plate"! It was a fun project! #2122480

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Description

OK - its really a translucent plastic picnic plate, backlit for this shot. The hue was changed in PS to dark blue, and the teal glow added with lense flare filter. The thickness of the plastic causes the diffusion of the rings and the imbedded flecks to appear as 'stars'.

Uploaded on 9/10/2005 6:53:11 PM

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