Use Polarized Lighting Techniques to Capture Cool Color Effects

Polarized Ice Crystals

By , 02/22/2017 @ 9:13 am= | Full size is 800 × 559 pixels

  • Date Taken: 12-Nov-2015 11:02:14
  • Copyright: Ted Kinsman / Science Source Inc.
  • Credit: Ted Kinsman
  • Title: Polarized Ice Crystals
  • Caption: Polarized light photograph of ice crystals. Under polarized light the ice appears to have many colors within it. The colors are due to the ice crystals being birefringent in polarized light.
  • Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
  • Focal Length: 65mm
  • Aperture: f/5
  • ISO: 100

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