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Old 04-28-2009, 07:47 PM #1
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Default You guys *have* to try this

So, I haven't posted in a while, but I was sitting here at work after installing a bunch of router cards, and have these empty anti-static bags laying around...I took my blu-ray laser and pointed it at one, careful to hit a flat spot and not one that would reflect back at me...and the reflection it created on the wall was CRAZY. *I can't really explain it, but it's as if the plastic is flowing. *I only have the 3M bags...I almost wish I could record it to show you all. *It has the best effect if you hit the reflection on something white, like a sheet of paper.

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*edit - I realize it's probably just because it's impossible to hold perfectly still, but the effect is still pretty neat


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I believe it's called a lumia effect.
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Yea, and actually it looks best when you *are* holding it still, like when it's mounted on a tripod.It also works well with black trash bags or whatever reflective plastic that slowly warps and melts under the action of the laser(which is what causes the warping projections).
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very cool effect I first seen this when I bought my first green 125mw lab type laser.

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