Jewel B by Thomas Connolley
© 2014 Thomas Connolley

  • Artist Statement

    Thomas Connolley is an amateur photographer from Wantage, England. His work has been published by “Amateur Photographer” magazine and on National Geographic's “Daily Dozen” website. Jewel B is part of a long-term project photographing various objects using polarized light. The “Jewel” in this image is the centre of a compact disk jewel case. The colours and patterns are due to the interference of different light rays passing through the objects. No post-processing is involved!

    Fujifilm X20, circular polarizing filter, tripod, polarized light source, 1/30 sec at f 2.0