Taste the Rainbow by Marisa Jara
Honorable - Contrived Category
School: Notre Dame Preparatory School
Teacher: Patrick Cusick
This photo demonstrates refraction. After seeing a picture like this on Flickr, and with some help from my dad, I created this effect by holding a piece of plexiglass over a group of Skittles, then spraying a water bottle on the glass to form water droplets. I shot my camera looking down from above the glass. The Skittles are blurry in the background, yet clear in each drop of water. The sunlight that falls on the water droplets is refracted depending on each color. This creates an infinite effect as you look into the photo.