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A photograph of water droplets on the surface of my bathroom sink. I actually took this photograph in the middle of the night when I woke up to go to the bathroom. I washed my hands and I happened to notice how perfect the water drops looked. I grabbed my camera and a torch/flashlight, directed the light at the water droplets at a low angle to show the form of each drop and took the photo from close-up.

I included this photo in the project I was doing for my AS-level photography studies at the time in March 2004. The photo was later blown up, framed and displayed in the corridor of the art department at my college. :D When I went back to the college on an open evening in November 2007 to see how things had changed, it was still there.

Canon PowerShot A80 digital camera
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julyrains's avatar
It is GORGEOUS! I love the artistry you incorporate in ordinary things. Not just aesthetics-wise, but message- (philosophy-)wise. You can see so many things abstracted in this photo. And at the middle of the night, too! Guess you never can tell when inspiration will strike. <3

And what an honor it is to have it framed at the art department corridor! Though I guess I shouldn't be surprised. It is THAT beautiful. :))
darkernights's avatar
another great shot.. (i'm not watching u but somehow i came across another of ur pieces)... .like the contrast... and perspective is cool.
witchazel's avatar
Thanks darknernights. I'm glad you liked both of the shots you looked at. Thanks for your comments on the other one too. :)