After two hours and about 150 shots, Redditor smsilton managed to take a relatively clear shot of a MC Escher painting through a water drop. His weapon of choice was Canon 60mm macro f/2.8, which he shot at ISO 640 and 1/250.

"The hardest part was focusing," he says. "In the set up picture you can see a piece of string above the eye dropper. I would let that hang down off the eye dropper and focus on that, then move it and squeeze the dropper and the shutter at almost the same time. I have like 30ish more pictures with the drop clearly in the shot but the sketch behind it isn't in focus, this was the clearest one I got."


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Comment by Pat Ramsden on August 5, 2011 at 7:30pm
Truly Escheresque! He would have loved this!
Comment by Kevin Chung on August 4, 2011 at 10:42am
This is amazing!
Comment by Alyssa Anda on August 3, 2011 at 11:15am
Your hard work paid off! :D So awesome!
Comment by Pawan Rayamajhi on August 3, 2011 at 8:44am
respect
Comment by sAm on August 2, 2011 at 5:37pm
Very cool!
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