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computer CD DVD

Placed on a matte gray background, this disc is primed for being inserted into other photographs or composite images as needed. The backside of a disc facing upwards was a common sight on computer desks in the 1990s and early 2000s, before cloud storage and online streaming became popular, as placing the disc face up risked scratching the data-storing portion of the device. Here, light is hitting the disc at such an angle that a spectrum of reflecting light is cross-cutting the disc, contrasting against the silvery surface comprising the remainder of the disc’s surface space. The center of the disk is hollow, revealing the background, while it is surrounding by a soft pink ring of plastic.