Eiffel Tower Observed Through Water Drops
October 09, 2017
The photo above shows multiple, miniature views of the Eiffel Tower in Paris as observed through water drops. It was taken, using a macro lens, through the window of my apartment following a rain shower. Because the drops act as simple lenses, the refracted image, the view we see with our eyes, is upside down. I rotated the scene so that it's now right side up. The effect of gravity on the drops gives them a somewhat flattened appearance. Note that the larger and more spherical shaped drops provide the clearest views. Colorful fall foliage can be detected in the foreground of the drop-scapes.
Photo Details: Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III; Lens: MP-E65mm f/2.8 1-5x Macro Photo; Focal Length: 65.0mm; Aperture: ƒ/11.0; Exposure Time: 0.0040 s (1/250); ISO equiv: 800; Software: Adobe Photoshop CC 2015 (Windows).