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Lorraine Boyd
Hensonville, New York
11:39 am

Equipment Details:

D7500 with nikon 18-140mm lens

Post-processing Details:

crop & lighting

Image Details:

When I first saw this in a pond up in the Catskills, I had no idea what it was. Somehow drops of oil got into the water, and it is the result of refraction of light as it passes through the droplets. The light rays bounce off the surface of the oil & water to create a spectrum of colors.

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