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Friday, May 29, 2015

Soap Bubbles Blown in Freezing Temps Turn into Stunning Ice Crystals.



My wonderful 93 year old friend sent this to me and it is amazing!! Hope you enjoy!! 
In the midst of one of the most severe winters
in modern American history, the 52-year-old, of Martin, Michigan, got the idea after seeing similar pictures on the Internet. 'I was instantly curious and ran out and bought some bubble solution so I could try this myself,' she told HotSpot Media.
'I found out very quickly that blowing bubbles in the winter and trying to photograph them is not as simple and easy as it looks!'
 Still, weather with temperatures between -9 and -12 degrees Celsius is ideal for creating the ice bubbles.  On such a day, Hope ventures into her back garden with a bottle of bubble mixture, blows a flurry and, when one lands intact, runs to her camera to photograph it as crystals Shapes: The incredible patterns in the bubbles form as ice crystals spread across their surface  Reflections. They are amazing!!









 

15 comments:

Mersad said...

What unique looking objects. Have a great weekend ahead Sylvia.

Mersad
Mersad Donko Photography

Latane Barton said...

oh my, I must tell my son-in-law about this. He makes his own bubble solution and wand and blows these huge, amazing bubbles. Bet they would be amazing in freezing temps.

Yamini MacLean said...

Hari Om
I LOVE bubbles.... and these are spectacular!!! YAM xx

José Mendonça said...

So very gorgeous! Thanks for sharing these, Sylvia.

Fotolosopher said...

I've not heard of this but the "bubbles" are so beautiful that I would try doing it here except it doesn't get cold enough. Oh, well, it's off to the golf course, I guess! :)

PerthDailyPhoto said...

They are absolutely amazing, like little ice sculptures.. what a very clever friend she is. Hope you have a super weekend Sylvia.

TexWisGirl said...

wow! gorgeous!

Mama Zen said...

Oh, wow! I'll definitely try this next winter!

Gemma Wiseman said...

What a creative idea. These are like mini landscapes... a kind of nature's message in a bubble. Beautiful.

HOOTIN ANNI said...

I am speechless!!!

Kay said...

These are so gorgeous! I wish I had thought to try something like this when we lived in Chicago. We had some days that were cold enough, that's for sure.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Neat. They look like ice carvings. I still don't ever want to be that cold, but they are beautiful! (in pictures)

magiceye said...

Wow!! Stunning!!

Stewart M said...

Wow! I don't know when I going to be to try this - but I'm going to!

What wonderful things!

Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

NatureFootstep said...

they started a FB group for this kind of bubbles last winter. I was about to try it but only once we had the low temperature needed so I did only manage to get one very small bubble. These are wonderful. Thanks for sharing.

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