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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Guarding the Abyss - Iron inclusions in Quartz

I specialize in capturing images of inclusions in geological specimens. This is a single scene of a iron inclusion found in a quartz specimen. It is an image from the “Flaws” project that examines perceptions of beauty through flaws in geological world. I do not use computer generated objects, combine an image with unrelated images, or use lighting filters (colored, UV, polarizing etc.) in whole or part in this work.

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Date Taken: 03.2016
Date Uploaded: 04.2016
Photo Location: None, United States of America
Copyright: © Nick Prince