Cooling curves by patjila

Flat on my belly on a waste bin liner I was allowed to have a sneak peek into the laboratory of nature. Allowed to see the “casting” of water into ice (crystals).

The most important part of the cooling curve is the cooling rate which affects the microstructure and properties. Generally speaking, an area of the casting which is cooled quickly will have a fine grain structure and an area which cools slowly will have a coarse grain structure…

After the explanation I was frozen too…. don’t believe what you’ve just read..I’m telling you porky pies.

Only truths are:
the capture is real and straight from camera, Canon 30D
yes I lay flat on my belly to get that shot.

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  • Robin Brown
    Robin Brownabout 3 years ago

    Water icy looking scene Annet! There are tow by the same title but only one is viewable?
    Cool, very ice indeed :o)

  • Ty Robin:) something went wrong here and with my pc

    – patjila

  • Berns
    Bernsabout 3 years ago

    Lovely capture Hon! and yes…you are crazy!

  • Thank you Berns I do hope will stay silly all my life :)

    – patjila

  • Raymond Kerr
    Raymond Kerrabout 3 years ago

    Cool capture .. and a bit like the M62 on Thursday .. !!

  • :)) Would like to have seen that Ray :) Thanks so much!

    – patjila

  • Photography by Mathilde
    Photography by...about 3 years ago

    How one must suffer for one’s art – lol – just fabulous Annet !!

  • Hi Mattie thank you when something is fun to catch the suffering is less :))

    – patjila

  • Colleen2012
    Colleen2012about 3 years ago

    Whatever curve you were on Annet, I’m on the learning curve and its difficult enough.
    Sounds very complicated to me but you got a super result in that photo.
    I have now discovered it would be advisable to bring not only my camera withme …
    but a tripod,
    a ladder,
    and now a cushion or big pillow to lie on
    Hmmm wonder what next?
    Well done Annet – it’s another FAV for me.

  • Thank you Colleen no tripod no cushion just have the passion and fun shooting photographs and a waste bin liner is always in my bag or car boot…

    – patjila

  • Norma-jean Morrison
    Norma-jean Mor...about 3 years ago

    good on you my Lady all love n.j.

  • Hello Normaje thank you so much hope you’re doing fine! x

    – patjila

    JUSTARTabout 3 years ago

    nice shot

  • Thank you lots Sylvia

    – patjila

  • supernan
    supernanabout 3 years ago

    Very nice capture and well spotted x

  • Hi Supernan thank you lots!

    – patjila

  • andy551
    andy551about 3 years ago

    Brilliant, amazing capture !

  • Hello Andy a big thank you it was worth the cold :))

    – patjila

  • liesbeth
    liesbethabout 3 years ago

    hehe…lekker de kou doorstaan voor n shot.. ;) wel de moeite waard Annet.. ;)

  • Yup het was een geweldige dag en wandeling over de zeebodem :)

    – patjila

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