Refraction Creates Smoke



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English: We used a large Fresnel lens to magnify the suns rays focusing on a dry log. This created intricate patterns in the smoke which resulted in this aesthetic photo. It was a lot of fun destroying the 40 inch projection style TV which housed our Fresnel lens.
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Author Ian Wagers
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We used a large Fresnel lens to magnify the suns rays focusing on a dry log. This created intricate patterns in the smoke which resulted in this aesthetic photo. It was a lot of fun destroying the 40 inch projection style TV which housed our Fresnel lens.

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