Bright Idea

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© Ben Thomas
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Photo Info
UploadedDecember 7, 2008
TakenDecember 6, 2008
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D50
Exposure1/8 sec at f/4
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length24 mm
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These are actually original lightbulbs made by Thomas Edison when he was testing out various filament designs.

24 responses

  • Martie Last

    Martie Last gave props (7 Dec 2008):

    Wow! Interesting find.

  • Michelle D

    Michelle D said (23 Jun 2009):

    wonderfully quirky!


    PINAKI SARKAR gave props (29 Jun 2009):

    great shot. nice composition

  • Arthur Peuckert

    Arthur Peuckert said (29 Jun 2009):

    great shot, really nice capture!

  • Sarah Pagano

    Sarah Pagano (Deleted) said (29 Jun 2009):

    neat-o! such an inspiring story... you were in a museum?

  • Evan Urban

    Evan Urban gave props (29 Jun 2009):

    great shot!

  • Zachary Andrew

    Zachary Andrew said (4 Jul 2009):


  • Ann Lt

    Ann Lt said (5 Jul 2009):

    Bright and great idea! Thomas Edison would like this. :)

  • Christina Atik

    Christina Atik gave props (5 Jul 2009):

    nice one... ;)

  • Joe Schaf

    Joe Schaf   gave props (15 Nov 2009):

    Very Cool Shot!

  • Nabeel Alam

    Nabeel Alam gave props (18 Nov 2009):


  • Angel Foice

    Angel Foice gave props (19 Nov 2009):

    this is great!

  • Eric Sayah

    Eric Sayah gave props (25 Nov 2009):


  • Mary Ellen Hawkins

    Mary Ellen Hawkins gave props (26 Nov 2009):

    nice one! love it

  • Marco Martinez

    Marco Martinez gave props (28 Nov 2009):

    Excellent shot -- you shot these beautifully. You can appreciate the different filaments of each bulb.

  • Christoph Benfey

    Christoph Benfey gave props (29 Nov 2009):

    very cool

  • ! Mario Scattoloni ¡

    ! Mario Scattoloni ¡ gave props (30 Nov 2009):

    Coolio ...

  • Meara Kallista Morse

    Meara Kallista Morse (Deleted) gave props (2 Dec 2009):

    I love this!! Very original !! :)

  • Henry Howell

    Henry Howell (Deleted) said (2 Dec 2009):

    pretty cool

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (6 Jan 2010):

    Very nice comp!

  • Vladan Djordjevic

    Vladan Djordjevic gave props (25 Apr 2010):

    Terrific idea and photo.

  • Joy B

    Joy B gave props (18 Jan 2011):

    Really cool shot!

  • Marcus Hammerschmitt

    Marcus Hammerschmitt   gave props (17 Jan 2012):


  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (15 Jul 2014):

    Indeed! well seen and captured

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