Pixelation is great for hiding faces and covering up nakedness, but it's not good for disguising text. It's so bad, in fact, that it might not even protect you at all.
No, this portrait isn't made up of thousands upon thousands of magnetic sculpture beads. The metallic wonder's lifelike contours and shimmer comes from painstakingly hand-placing 13,000 variably sized platinum beads.
A majority of us experience photography digitally—from taking the shot on a dSLR to viewing it through fiber optics, LCDs and social networking sites. For this week's Shooting Challenge, we're going to celebrate the digital through pixelmutations*.