Wide Eyes

It was a cold night in November 2015. I was warming up with a dual multi RGB tool I made in one of my favorite parts of park Clingendael, The Hague.

On the first test that night I noticed there were some streaks at an angle on the highlights caused by a lens that wasn't cleaned properly. I rather liked those streaks but wanted them to go up to contribute to the symmetry of this composition. I remembered something I learned from 3D animation: Anisotropic reflections and refractions. To get the streaks to go up I needed to swipe horizontally on the lens so that residual condensation would create grooves that refracted the light in an anisotropic way and gave me the vertical streaks I was going for.


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