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by Ed Wesly
Tue Oct 04, 2022 4:43 pm
Forum: Events, announcements, and news
Topic: The Resurrection of the Prismatic Pyramid
Replies: 2
Views: 4472

Re: The Resurrection of the Prismatic Pyramid

And the last application: So please check out the Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/edw/the-resurrection-of-the-rainbow-projecting-pyramid?ref=project_build And here are more details on The Plight of the Prismatic Pyramid: http://edweslystudio.com/THEIndex/PrismaticPyramid/PrismaticP...
by Ed Wesly
Tue Oct 04, 2022 4:37 pm
Forum: Events, announcements, and news
Topic: The Resurrection of the Prismatic Pyramid
Replies: 2
Views: 4472

Re: The Resurrection of the Prismatic Pyramid

So we have initiated a Kickstarter, and invite you all to check it out, and see if it isn't in your heart to help resurrect the Pyramid, as you will be rewarded with a recycled triangular tile from it, a priceless piece of holographic history, guaranteed none the worse for wear and tear and still ca...
by Ed Wesly
Tue Oct 04, 2022 4:35 pm
Forum: Events, announcements, and news
Topic: The Resurrection of the Prismatic Pyramid
Replies: 2
Views: 4472

The Resurrection of the Prismatic Pyramid

This past summer John E. Bannon and I collaborated on one of the coolest pieces either of us has ever been involved with, The Prismatic Pyramid., a 4 meter high rainbow projecting galvanized steel and Plexiglas structure fit for Ramses or Nefertiti but not installed in The Valley of the Kings but on...
by Ed Wesly
Fri Apr 08, 2022 9:53 am
Forum: AgX
Topic: Using a 660nm laser to expose legacy AgX Agfa, Ilford, HRT (BB) plates
Replies: 11
Views: 3343

Re: Using a 660nm laser to expose legacy AgX Agfa, Ilford, HRT (BB) plates

The curve in the post above is not exactly the true picture, as it is a graph of relative sensitivity, not absolute, unlike this curve, from Agfa Technical Information Bulletin 21.7271(688)LI, the rest of the bulletin available here: http://edweslystudio.com/Materials/AgX/Agfa/Holotest217271688.PDF ...
by Ed Wesly
Tue Jan 18, 2022 11:16 am
Forum: AgX
Topic: Reuse of Pyrogallol developer
Replies: 46
Views: 18896

Re: Reuse of Pyrogallol developer

Here's where the use of using a rehalogenating bleach to de-fog plates got started (1988): http://edweslystudio.com/Publications/recycle.pdf
by Ed Wesly
Wed Dec 29, 2021 11:09 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: The SPECTRAL IGLOO
Replies: 5
Views: 1502

Re: The SPECTRAL IGLOO

Standing inside the structure looking out at the rest of the Holiday GLOW experience at Allerton Park further psychedelicizes the Christmas tree lights entwining the tree trunks. LookingOut.jpg Here is the link to the Allerton Park GLOW experience: https://allerton.illinois.edu/events/holiday-glow-p...
by Ed Wesly
Wed Dec 29, 2021 11:08 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: The SPECTRAL IGLOO
Replies: 5
Views: 1502

Re: The SPECTRAL IGLOO

Sunlight passing through the structure focuses rainbows on the grass.
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by Ed Wesly
Wed Dec 29, 2021 11:07 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: The SPECTRAL IGLOO
Replies: 5
Views: 1502

Re: The SPECTRAL IGLOO

The HOE tiles image the light bulbs and Xenon as a swirling pattern of colors floating inside and outside the geodesic dome.
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by Ed Wesly
Wed Dec 29, 2021 11:06 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: The SPECTRAL IGLOO
Replies: 5
Views: 1502

Re: The SPECTRAL IGLOO

Here is John wiring up his Xenon sculpture of concentric circles, which symbolize the frozen light waves of a hologram, not unlike the interference pattern of a ripple tank. One incandescent bulb is below the rings, like a pebble that has broken through the surface of the electromagnetic pond, and t...
by Ed Wesly
Wed Dec 29, 2021 11:04 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: The SPECTRAL IGLOO
Replies: 5
Views: 1502

The SPECTRAL IGLOO

Here is a photograph taken by my unindicted co-conspirator, John E. Bannon, of yours truly photographing our collaborative installation, the Spectral Igloo, installed in Allerton Park, Monticello, Illinois. We covered all 102 triangles of a Garden Igloo Model V2 with Holographic Optical Embellishmen...