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© Sherstin Schwartz
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You remember when your parents told you that the mechanical stork dropped off robots at everyone's house? Wrong! This is how it REALLY begins. With magical, futuristic, blue sparkly sperm. Hehehe...

For this I broke a lightbulb, used the little spring inside of it and put a drop of water on it. Then used reflective blue paper as the background.

58 responses

  • Lynn H

    Lynn H (Deleted) gave props (20 Aug 2008):

    Son!!!!!!!!! (heh heh) This is fantastic! I never knew how creative you were!

  • Ken Maurer

    Ken Maurer said (20 Aug 2008):

    Very creative. Light is wonderful. Also enjoyed your macro work in your gallery here. You put your time to good use at the flower shop. Thanks for sharing.

  • Farras Abdelnour

    Farras Abdelnour gave props (20 Aug 2008):

    wicked funny!

  • :) L P

    :) L P gave props (21 Aug 2008):

    that is so creative! great work!

  • Reza ( Rezvan ) Vaezpour

    Reza ( Rezvan ) Vaezpour gave props (21 Aug 2008):

    Excellent! I like it.

  • Traci Howard

    Traci Howard gave props (21 Aug 2008):

    most awesome magical sperm!!!!

  • Virginie Maillard

    Virginie Maillard (Deleted) said (21 Aug 2008):

    This is excellent!

  • marce garal

    marce garal gave props (21 Aug 2008):

    Amazing! great colors, great macro, very sharp.. it does kinda look like sperm

  • Carlos Aviles

    Carlos Aviles (Deleted) gave props (21 Aug 2008):

    Nice shot.

  • Claudia Martin

    Claudia Martin gave props (21 Aug 2008):

    wow, i like that concept, magical sperm.

  • -mikecranfield-

    -mikecranfield- gave props (22 Aug 2008):

    Making light work of sperm... I see men - blue men....

  • Jan Hoffman

    Jan Hoffman   gave props (23 Aug 2008):

    Tremendous visual appeal and so creative; bravo!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (23 Aug 2008):

    Spiral worthy. Two thumbs way up.

  • Marisa Gertz

    Marisa Gertz (Deleted) said (26 Aug 2008):

    if only all sperm were magical...and came in lovely shades of blue and purple.

  • Sherstin Schwartz

    Sherstin Schwartz gave props (6 Sep 2008):

    Hehe, I only wish...

  • Damienne Bingham

    Damienne Bingham said (10 Sep 2008):

    haha magical, futuristic sperm....
    Nice work hun, the clarity and simple composition is great. And impressive effort to create this!

  • Sherstin Schwartz

    Sherstin Schwartz gave props (10 Sep 2008):

    Thank you so much hun!

  • Mig

    Mig gave props (11 Sep 2008):

    Wow!!

  • Joerg Schlagheck

    Joerg Schlagheck   gave props (18 Sep 2008):

    Fooled me! Great job you did here!

  • Sherstin Schwartz

    Sherstin Schwartz said (18 Sep 2008):

    Thank you much!

  • janine daponte

    janine daponte (Deleted) said (21 Sep 2008):

    Great concept. your vision was executed beautifully. Good work!

  • Sherstin Schwartz

    Sherstin Schwartz gave props (23 Sep 2008):

    Thank you kindly!

  • Jose Antonio González

    Jose Antonio González gave props (27 Sep 2008):

    Wow!!!

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (28 Sep 2008):

    Very cool - human/robot sperm..

  • Andrew Bowman

    Andrew Bowman (Deleted) said (20 Oct 2008):

    Awesome!

  • Mig

    Mig said (13 Nov 2008):

    You are a genius!

  • Michael Risenhoover

    Michael Risenhoover (Deleted) gave props (2 Feb 2009):

    awesome work, you did good!

  • Martin Thomas

    Martin Thomas gave props (27 Feb 2009):

    amazing...fantastic effort!

  • Sarah Storer

    Sarah Storer gave props (15 Apr 2009):

    Great idea very well executed... brilliant

  • Mariah Green

    Mariah Green said (3 Jun 2009):

    so fucking clever. looks great as well.

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (3 Jun 2009):

    Love the technique!

  • Jim Hart

    Jim Hart gave props (3 Jun 2009):

    yes -- looks great

  • Troy Hickok

    Troy Hickok   gave props (3 Jun 2009):

    Now that is just too cool.

  • :) L P

    :) L P gave props (4 Jun 2009):

    so creative!

  • Sylvie Setiady

    Sylvie Setiady gave props (4 Jun 2009):

    perfect creativity, excellent!!!

  • Jüri Vissak

    Jüri Vissak gave props (4 Jun 2009):

    Very creative! Got my vote.

  • Aaron Schwartz

    Aaron Schwartz   gave props (4 Jun 2009):

    Yeah! voted

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (10 Jun 2009):

    Cool and directlly to the point. Yes it Rocks! dp

  • Laurent Chantegros

    Laurent Chantegros gave props (10 Jun 2009):

    excellent shot, voted

  • ;-D avid

    ;-D avid gave props (10 Jun 2009):

    Very World of Tomorrow! Great work, you have my vote!

  • Victoria Tatum

    Victoria Tatum gave props (18 Jun 2009):

    wow, very creative!!!!

  • Starr Smith

    Starr Smith gave props (19 Jun 2009):

    Yeah, it rocks!

  • Norman Caldwell

    Norman Caldwell (Deleted) gave props (2 Jul 2009):

    This is soooo creative! ....and informative (I didn't know they were blue and sparkly!) Hey....great entry, great shot!

  • Jan Hoffman

    Jan Hoffman   gave props (9 Jul 2009):

    Back to vote "YES"

  • Faisal Almalki

    Faisal Almalki said (18 Jul 2009):

    Brilliant!

    It's amazing how this image fits in all three themes this month: Color theory, Tomorrow AND Gender! LOL

    Well done

  • Sherstin Schwartz

    Sherstin Schwartz gave props (21 Jul 2009):

    HAHA, wow Faisal it does! You're right... if only I could submit it to all...

  • Emilie McBane

    Emilie McBane gave props (21 Jul 2009):

    really really cool shot

  • nick lo

    nick lo gave props (30 Jul 2009):

    neat! well done

  • Nick Allen

    Nick Allen gave props (21 Aug 2009):

    very creative....got my vote

  • Martin Brown

    Martin Brown gave props (23 Aug 2009):

    Made me giggle when I saw it - well done, cool shot!

  • Tarek Daouk

    Tarek Daouk said (25 Aug 2009):

    wow ! best fit for this theme-amazing idea...got my vote

  • Janos Nezo

    Janos Nezo gave props (29 Aug 2009):

    Very creative and great execution. My vote...

  • Scott C

    Scott C said (4 Sep 2009):

    A superb concept!

  • Daniela V

    Daniela V gave props (5 Sep 2009):

    terrifically creative, very unique capture...voted!!!

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (10 Sep 2009):

    VOTED! One of my all time faves!

  • Fabrizio Ricci

    Fabrizio Ricci gave props (1 Feb 2010):

    nice idea and nice shot!

  • Dominic Kite

    Dominic Kite gave props (16 Sep 2010):

    the 100th fave was me!

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