And I didn't really pour it on the lens, I fashioned a dummy container then masked the lens in from a separate shot.
Indeed, ELA suggests that and a couple other PS manipulations...but it was well done!
Thanks, that's an interesting site, though I'm not quite sure how to read the "results"
Neither am I, though I'll heartily agree that the post-processing was very well done. I haven't critically examined it, but it's at least good enough that it doesn't make one think that critical examination is necessary -- which translates to, "Mission Accomplished!"