Michael Burlak

Refraction Photography

Created and judged by Michael Burlak

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In this contest I would like to see your photos showing refraction, whether using a lensball, droplets of water, glasses, bottles etc. Refraction is the phenomenon of light rays bending when they hit the surface of a lens or another medium. When light hits a curved or angled transparent surface that is positioned between your camera and the subject, then the refraction effect is most pronounced. You may have seen photos with a blurred background that is reversed and sharply defined in a crystal ball or a drop of water; this is refraction photography. Try to be creative with your photos and I hope you have fun.

PHOTOCROWD RULES REMINDER:  All elements of submitted images (including backgrounds) must have been shot by the photographer entering the contest. It is not permitted to use other images taken from the web, stock libraries or from within photo editing software in any part of a submitted image.

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Entries closed
26 June 2021

26 June 2021 to 3 July 2021

Winners announced
3 July 2021

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