Bubble photography tips and tricks

TheUnstableArtist:

Amazing frozen bubbles!!

Originally posted on MAKE:

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I’m completely enamored by Tom Falconer’s gorgeous bubble photography, and he was nice enough to share his tips and tricks with us. Tom is a Tahoe resident, so he’s blessed by beautiful surroundings and cold temps that make shots like the one above possible. When I asked about shooting frozen bubbles, he said: “Frozen bubbles are easier to shoot than regular ones. Once it freezes, it just sits there. But floating bubbles in the wild are unpredictable and almost always tricky to photograph sharply.” Check out this shot of a frozen bubble popping slowly:

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The caption for this shot reads: “Bubbles get a bit rubbery when they freeze, so when they pop it happens really slow. It was around 15-20 °F and this bubble took about two minutes to freeze. When it’s colder they freeze really fast and will shatter more like glass. This bubble took about fifteen minutes…

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