Image:Earwax on swab.jpg

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English: Human earwax (cerumen) wet type

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Gregory F. Maxwell


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    Camera: Canon 5D.
      Lens: Canon 100mm f/2.8 macro
  Lighting: 5500K strobe illumination.
Colorspace: sRGB IEC61966-2-1 D65k (image has attached ICC)
Processing: Rotation. Thresholding. 

See also

  • Similar image with ultra-violet illumination
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