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Martin Kellermann

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Cooeked CDs
« on: August 13, 2017, 15:35:08 »
A week or two ago a friend showed me the fascinating effects you could photograph through a CD that has been "cooked" in a microwave oven for no more than 2 seconds. The aluminium between the top and bottom covers disintegrates and the light refracted from the CDs indentations is very interesting. We had lots of fun photographing these. Martin

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Re: Cooked CDs
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2017, 16:07:19 »
These images make me wonder about what the music sounds like :D

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Re: Cooeked CDs
« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2017, 17:24:38 »
In a similar vein many years ago, the son of a fellow that I worked with used to put polariods into his toaster to heat them up, then use a pencil eraser to move the emulsion around. His results were. like yours, a manipulated reality.

It's interesting what will draw ones attention, whether it be real or imaginary. "Calling Dr. Rorschach........"   ;)
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Re: Cooeked CDs
« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2017, 20:32:43 »
Very intriguing method for abstraction!  Thanks for sharing, Martin!
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Re: Cooeked CDs
« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2017, 20:09:56 »
Rorschach indeed  :) I suggested to my son-in-law he could use one of them for the cover of his music band's new CD. Somehow I don't think I will get a taker. Thanks for looking anyway. I enjoyed the photography. Martin