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What is it? - again

  1. Sep 8, 2006 #1

    Evo

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    I have a friend that is getting into photography and sees the remakable in the mundane. He sees the world differently from "normal" people. :biggrin: Thankfully, it's actually starting to rub off on me and I'm beginning to see things from an entirely new perspective.

    I'd like to see pictures here that are from a different perspective. Extreme close-ups, crops from a larger picture, odd angles, anything that gives the ordinary new meaning.

    I'll start with one of his last photos.

    What is it?

    I'll give you a hint, it's something you see all the time, it's ordinary, but we probably let it slip by unprocessed because we are focusing on other things.

    [​IMG]
     
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  3. Sep 8, 2006 #2
    Asphalt ?
     
  4. Sep 8, 2006 #3

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    Good guess, nope. But you get 50 GOOBF points for being the first.

    I have other views I might post.
     
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  5. Sep 8, 2006 #4

    Well, it looks like a thin layer of fluid over a rough surface. Lack of diffraction suggests that its not oily.

    Was it taken at sunset? From the color variation ins the reflection it looks like that is possible.
     
  6. Sep 8, 2006 #5

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    Ooooooh, damn you ARE good. Yes, you are getting very close.
     
  7. Sep 8, 2006 #6
    Well, everyone knows that :wink:

    Yeah, but close is only good in horseshoes, hand grenades, and nuclear weapons.

    Hmm.....


    Not sure, exactly what it is.

    PS:

    How many GOOBF points per banning?
     
  8. Sep 8, 2006 #7

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    Depends on my mood. :tongue2:

    In the mean time, others ar welcome to post their photos and ask "what is it?
     
  9. Sep 8, 2006 #8
    Im going out on a limb to say that it might be some part of a wet tree....

    Either that or a closeup of a piece of dark glass...

    EDIT: I just wanted to take a few wild guesses :)

    EDIT2: I just saw your hint, nevermind :(
     
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  10. Sep 8, 2006 #9

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    Since a woman posted this thread, is chocolate involved, something like an Eskimo Pie (chococlate covered ice cream)?
     
  11. Sep 8, 2006 #10

    Hmm, I don't think a wet tree would be that reflective. Further, the angle would have to be really weird for the reflection of the sunset to make sense.

    Its the black color thats really throwing me off. If the liquid is water, then the black color makes me think fresh asphalt with water running along it. I wonder what the white light in the lower corner is. Something in the foreground of the reflection, since its infront of the cloud....still not sure.
     
  12. Sep 8, 2006 #11
    :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
     
  13. Sep 8, 2006 #12

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    :rofl: mmmmm, that crispy chocolate covering, with nuts?????
     
  14. Sep 8, 2006 #13

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    Moose!!! Go with that, you're getting even closer!!
     
  15. Sep 8, 2006 #14
    Is it like the glass of a vase or something ? Or one of them little windows with different colours like in church ?

    marlon
     
  16. Sep 8, 2006 #15
    Or a glass filled with coca cola ?

    :rofl:

    marlon
     
  17. Sep 8, 2006 #16

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    Your earlier post was getting warmer.
     
  18. Sep 8, 2006 #17
    now it looks kind of like an ice cube....

    EDIT: Rotating it and changing the contrast makes it look kinda weird
    [​IMG]
     
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  19. Sep 8, 2006 #18
    Wet obsidian?
    (doesn't really fit the clue though...hmm)

    -GeoMike-
     
  20. Sep 8, 2006 #19
    Ice cube in cola?

    edit:

    Wet wooden door?
     
  21. Sep 8, 2006 #20

    Evo

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    Ok, here's another picture in the series, this might give it away though.

    [​IMG]
     
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