Observing Edmonds through a crystal ball | Through Your Lens
Last updated 4/1/2021 at 9:35am
Edmonds photographer Kelsey Hopkins captured this otherworldly image of a ferry leaving Edmonds recently. Many photographers who practice the technique of shooting crystal balls in their photographs will refer to this as "lensball," Hopkins explained.
"Lensball is a style of photography where you capture images through a transparent glass sphere, causing the scene inside the ball to become inverted due to the effects of refraction."
Refraction of light is the bending of light waves as they pass from one medium into another of different optical density.
"This unique method is a satisfying...