Insidious Dihydrogen Monoxide (aka H2O)

Challenge #3 in the Capturing Science and Nature series. Hosted by rossdoyle.
Challenge has finished
Dihydrogen Monoxide (aka DHMO or H2O) is a chemical that is now pervasive in many parts of the Earth. It pours out of car exhaust pipes and power plant smokestacks, and is a major component of the stuff that comes out of waste treatment plants. Large quantities of DHMO have even been found in many bottled drinks. In this challenge photos are invited which show the insidious nature of this chemical -- for example, how it eats through and damages things, how it sloshes about, how it escapes unbidden into the atmosphere. The theme is to capture this chemical's activity or its effects. Some more examples within the theme, to provide a framework: think about H2O (DHMO) as a deleterious chemical compound, and tell a story of its movement (e.g. spraying, wave action, steam, calving iceberg or glacial flow), or a story of its short-term or long-term effects (e.g. causing stains, rust, erosion, carving pores, crevices, and arroyos, sedimentation). Obviously there is some creative leeway.
Show full rules
submission
phase has
ended
51 entries
voting
phase has
ended
750 votes
H2o Boiling
by Omar047
Click here for full size original image
25th place (joint)
2.335
 
low
high
Boiling H2o from earth's heat @ Yellowstone
Camera:
Lens:
Submitted: Friday, 27th September, 2013 12:51 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 10th July, 2010
Focal length: 48 mm
Shutter speed: -1/320 sec
Aperture: F9
ISO: 200
Notes:
Views: 191
Galleries:
Provide complaint details
Your complaint (along with the complaints of others regarding this entry) will be reviewed by the challenge owner. Depending upon the nature and applicability of the complaint, the entry may be disqualified. In extreme circumstances the user who submitted the entry may receive a ban from the challenge or series in question.
Reason:
Comments:
Saving ...
Complain
Keyboard shortcuts:
p previous n next c challenge f full size r retract vote # vote