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Old Mar 9, 2008, 5:38 PM   #1
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Besides the very vew bubbles and the reflections there is something in that picture that I found difficult to photograph - the steam (smoke?)that emerges from the hot teapot. You can't really get focus on that, so I ended up focussing at a point before the bubbles and got a nice view on some tea-molecules being "on the run" .

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Old Mar 9, 2008, 6:16 PM   #2
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Ive tired a few tricks to photo steam and failed misserably. If you learn how let me know. I find the out of focus part of the rim too prominent and distracting. Otherwise, nice bubbles.
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Old Mar 9, 2008, 8:09 PM   #3
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I'm no tea drinker but that has nothing to do with it. Try placing the cup in front of a dark or black background. Then light it from the side or just slightly in front of the side. This should illuminate the "steam" vapor without illuminating the background. Manually focus at the center of the cup. I haven't tried this but in theory, it works.

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