Photography

Water Droplets on Window

These macro scenes were photographed in rainy Vancouver, November 2006, in the apartment of Marc Bell and Amy Lockhart.

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# 1 Golden Droplets on window Glass

golden water droplets on window glass photo

Some very nice refraction in the lower right droplets, bringing into sharper focus the golden autumn foliage of the trees outside the window.
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# 2 Black Glass

photo of contrasty water droplets refracting the overcast day outside the window

In this photo I focused on the part of the pane of glass that had just the dark wet pavement outside, eliminating all colour for a dramatic focus on the form of the droplets.
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# 3 Blues

macro photo of water droplets refracting blue and green foliage

The colours in this photo were manipulated in PhotoShop slightly to bring out the contrast between the blue, from the sky, and the pale lime green, from the tree foliage outside the window.
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# 4 Golden Foliage Droplets

photo of golen autumn foliage being refracted and distorted by droplets on a windowpane

Droplets in focus and blurred out make a very warm effect with a lot of implied movement.
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# 5 Olive Foliage Droplets

photo of small and large water droplets refracting olive green foliage outside of the window

Small to large droplets photographed against the golden olive foliage of the trees outside the window.
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# 6 Steeley Sky Droplets

macro photo of glue grey water droplets on pane of glass

Taking advantage of a shallow depth of focus, shooting against the pale sky and letting some dark outdoor shadows reflect in the curvature of the droplets.
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# 7 Bright Yellow Blue Scaley Water Droplets

photo of water droplets distorting the yellow autumn foliage and overcast sky outside the window

Photographed against a yellow maple and the overcast sky, still bright with light.
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# 8 Green to Pink Sharp Water Droplets

photo of water droplets on windowglass distorting the overcast colours outdoors

Shot against the sky and some lightly coloured foliage outside the window.

# 9 Dark Top Big

golden water droplets on window glass photo

Maximum size: 410cm wide x 260cm tall
This image was used to make image #10 above.

# 10 Storm

Maximum size: 240cm x 240cm

# 11 Storm Blue

golden water droplets on window glass photo

Maximum size: unlimited - Note: This image will have obvious pixelation as part of the effect.
This style of effect also allows printing to an unlimited size.
This image is a detail from the image above, #13 Storm

# 12 Building Refraction 1

golden water droplets on window glass photo

Maximum size: 230cm wide x 160cm tall

# 13 Building Refraction 2

golden water droplets on window glass photo

Maximum size: 80cm x 80cm
This image is a detail from the image above, #15 Building Refraction 1

# 14 Building Refraction 3

golden water droplets on window glass photo

Maximum size: 70cm x 70cm
This image is a detail from the image above, #15 Building Refraction 1

# 15 Building Refraction 4 - Blurred

golden water droplets on window glass photo

Maximum size: 140cm x 140cm
In this image some of the water droplets are blurred and the building refracted behind is sharp.

# 16 New Square 1

golden water droplets on window glass photo

# 17 New Square 2

water droplets and streaks on green and red glass photo

# 18 New Square 3

water droplets screen building and green tree blur