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The Eye of Sauron by Photosbykev The Eye of Sauron by Photosbykev
Canon 40D and 100mm macro lens, full frame uncropped image
2 x 580Ex flash guns used for illumination
1/20 sec@ f11 iso 100

Water droplets delivered via a Stopshot controlled solenoid valve. Camera and flashes triggered by a IR beam and StopShot programmable trigger.

580Ex @ 1/64 with snoot on the right aimed at the background with blue gel.
580Ex @ 1/64 with snoot and red gel aimed at the droplets from the left.
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smexy-ninja Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Before I even read the title, that was exactly what came to mind. Oh, how I love my nerd-isms.
At any rate, this is a fabulous shot. Your work is simply amazing.
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Xerces Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2009  Professional Artisan Crafter
hehe! the title fits this perfectly! Awesome detail to it
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BlueSolitaire Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
The Eye Of Sauron....

Yeah, pretty much :D
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Evighetens Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2009
So f*cking orgasmic!
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shadowedhalo Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2009
It definitely looks like it's burning too.
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poeticfire Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
amazing
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Poniepolka Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Great photo I love your water drop pics! but this one wins because of your epic reference to Lord of the Rings, that and it has such stunning color and precision detail!
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Secrets-in-Desguise Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2009
Cool picture. Love the title :D
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davincipoppalag Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
perfect
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Lavundi Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2009
wonderfull picture
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