© Robert Mann


Uploaded: January 07, 2011 06:37:35


f/ 16, 3 seconds, ISO-100, Sigma 50MM F2.8 lens, tripod mounted, cable release, 9:40 p.m., Philadelphia, PA.
Water drops on 6 CDs refracting a box of mulit-colored CD jewel cases at the top of the image.

Exif: F Number: 16, Exposure Bias Value: 1.00, ExposureTime: 3/1 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 50.00 mm, Model: NIKON D200


Liz blahh January 07, 2011

Love the title for this beautiful artistry! #1342146

Linda Blair January 07, 2011

Fantastic!!! #9148563

Dayna Cain level-classic January 07, 2011

This one of the most amazing images I've seen. Very creative and shows some serious skill! Excellant! #9148709

Mary Dimitriw level-deluxe January 07, 2011

Great work Robert. I'm sure this took a lot of work and preparation to get it just right. #9149495

Lois Adomite January 08, 2011

Love the colors and the drops, nice work. #9150742

Phyllis H. Burchett February 03, 2011

Very cool. Very creative. #9211427

Mitch Spence level-classic February 10, 2011

A brilliant image in more than one way, Robert. Congratulations on the finalist. #9225531

Patrick Rouzes level-classic February 10, 2011

Congratulations on this amazing finalist, Robert! WTG! #9228030

Merna L. Nobile February 11, 2011

Black and White, Bright Colors, Full Frame or Cropped, it does not matter. You’re a winner! CONGRATULATIONS, Merna


Chris Budny level-deluxe February 11, 2011

Terrific setup and a brilliant capture! Congratulations! #9233076

Katherine Kuhn February 11, 2011

Congratulations on your win! Very ingenious!! #9233665

Phyllis H. Burchett February 11, 2011

Congratulations on this terrific winner! #9233677

Patti Coblentz February 11, 2011

An amazing and skillful work of art, Robert..congratulations on your win! #9234202

Claudia Kuhn level-classic February 12, 2011

Congratulations on your wonderful winner! #9235656

Emile Abbott level-classic February 12, 2011

Creative winner, Robert #9236079

Chris Budny level-deluxe February 12, 2011

No surprise to see this win! Congratulations! #9236522

JO ANN CLEVELAND February 13, 2011

Congratulations on this awesome Gold Winner...and very well deserved Robert!

jo ann c. #9238023

Laura E. Swan level-classic February 13, 2011


On This Wonderful, Original Gold Winner, Robert! This is really stunning!!! Love all of the colors, too.

-Laura #9238684

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic February 20, 2011

Huge CONGRATZ on getting into the Winners' Circle, Robert!!!

UB. #9251612

David M. Montero February 22, 2011

A frantastic shot Robert! Congratulations! #9255640

Mary Dimitriw level-deluxe March 20, 2011

Cool, congrats on your win! I was thinking of this photo and wondered if it placed and here it is. Great job. #9301348

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