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Posted By: mde1970, 11-14-2012, 12:24 PM

This shot was taken in an abandoned asylum. The light beams are not photo shopped but just the result of some smoke from a plumbers smoke pellet, sunlight & a long exposure (I really like the laser beam effect so thought I'd post it).

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What a cool and interesting image. The light from the hole in the ceiling is amazing, but the laser beams a bit confusing... what is a plumbers smoke pellet? But, a great shot and you made the abandoned asylum look heavy with history.
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QuoteOriginally posted by tessfully Quote
what is a plumbers smoke pellet?
Just something which plumbers use to create a little smoke to test the draw from a boiler’s flue (sorry not sure if these terms translate to USA), but synthetic Smoke from an aerosol can would create the same effect. Thanks for the reply :-)

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I concur with the other posts.
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Excellent image, the smoke is cool and I love the development. TFS!
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great shot, the laser beams look out of this world, but why not its an asylum,

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Cool shot - well done. Thanks for sharing.
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Very cool. the image makes me think of an H.G. Wells book, The War of the Worlds.

Hope you've had a large print made of this and got up on the wall, it deserves the space.
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creative composition.... looks like aliens or phantoms beaming down.... dave m
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Very nice effect, the shafts of light do look like laser beams. Stunning.
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Many thanks for all the comments :-)

Think i need to try this effect again as its fun and simple to setup (just need to find a new location).

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