Linda Grashoff's Photography Adventures

Had to Get Myself Back to the Garden 14


July 31, 2016

Here’s the last of the Leptothrix discophora photos for a while.

07192016 Schoepfle Garden-49

2 responses

  1. Anonymous

    your fascination w this phenomenon reminds me of my own enchantment w mother of pearl. they’re similar in appearance.

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    July 31, 2016 at 9:18 AM

    • Yes, both are iridescent. Color interference plays a role in creating the colors. Have you seen this website: http://www.webexhibits.org/causesofcolor/15B.html? I think I’ve been fascinated by iridescence since I was a child. And my high-school physics project—many many years ago—is what introduced me to interference colors.

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      July 31, 2016 at 11:22 AM

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