Colorful CD 128's from Uruguay

By John Graham; posted November 15, 2003

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Experimenting with a 0.48x wide angle macro lens - the CD 128 in focus in the front is a vivid green, almost 7-up green. I tried but could not capture the amber streaks running vertically though this piece (some call this "tiger striping"). Nearly all of the CD 128's from Uruguay I have seen have some degree of fine amber streaking in the glass. White balance was set to compensate for 5000k bulbs and I set exposure to +2/3. These insulators were found in and around the vicinity of Paysandu.

[IFONA CD 128]