Degrees of Distortion of the Heart-shaped Prism

The little heart-shaped, glass Prism with which I create many of the abstracts, here, at “Abstract Photo Art” can be demonstrated as a distortion artist by the three photos BELOW:

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The heart-shaped Prism consists of a glass, heart-shaped lid to a candy dish. In this photo (ABOVE), I placed the Prism lid on top of a red, heart-shaped glass pencil holder, which is about four inches tall. The holder was empty when I took this photo, and I got this splayed, red result.

In the following photo (BELOW), I laid the glass, candy dish lid Prism up against the side of the red, glass pencil holder, extracting a different result, with the pencils still inside the holder. Specks of distorted colors from the pencils are on display. There was also a blue knitting needle in the pencil holder, and you can see the blue needle’s distortion at the right of the photo.

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Lastly, (BELOW), you will see the result of my photographing the empty pencil holder through the lid Prism on top of it, at a much closer range. The red pencil holder turns into a rich orange, highlighted by its actual red.

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Have some photographic fun with Prisms, abstracts, glass, and your own limitless imagination!

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Credit:
Prism Photos from the personal and copyrighted collection of Barbara Anne Helberg

(More photography from the author may be seen at these WordPress locations:
http://www.photosandbeyondwordpress.wordpress.com
http://www.myspecialphotos.wordpress.com )

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