In with the new out with the old

The old UK one pound coin ceased to be legal tender at midnight last Sunday (although many retailers continue to accept them). The new one is twelve sided. The lockers at my local swimming pool won't accept it, probably because it's not round, too heavy, too light or the wrong colour! That's progress for you!
Sometimes progress isn't really progress...
posted October 19th, 2017  
Very clever concept - it's puzzling me how you did this. White bg and sheet of glass? Please put me out of my misery!
posted October 19th, 2017  
@fbailey Two exposure combined in Picasa. It's easy to make a collage with this and one option is to combine images rather than show them separately. The coins are standing on a mirror... I had to position it such that no other reflections were visible. The camera was on a tripod which I didn't adjust between frames, nor did I change exposure settings. The new coin was positioned on the left side of one frame; the old coins occupied a central/right side position on the other. Took a few goes before I got it close to the concept I had in mind. An alternative would have been to do a double exposure in camera if your camera permits it.
posted October 19th, 2017  
Very clever stuff! Am still perplexed as to how you have a single row of three coins in the foreground but a double reflection- the top and bottom are identical but no writing on the rim of 2nd row coins. Perhaps this is something to do with the mirror though. Excuse me being dense/curious. Have just acquired 2nd hand D3200 which has d/exp in camera - yet another scary feature to investigate!
posted October 19th, 2017  
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