Bubble Gallery

A few more from my stay at home photo projects.  So far, the biggest issue I am having is to get the lighting just right.  But, as these images show, the effort is worth it.

Bubbles on the Brain

Photographing bubbles has been on my bucket list for quite some time.  A few days ago my order of glycerine arrived and I mixed up a batch of soap and went to work.  I’m still working on the lighting, but am pleased with the results so far.  Looking forward to perfecting my setup as I go.

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Ledge Rock Abstracts #4

One more from the ledge rock at Gooseberry Falls State Park.

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Ledge Rock Abstracts #3

The third installment of my interpretation of ice patterns on the rocks at Gooseberry Falls State Park.

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Ledge Rock Abstracts #2

Second in a series of natural ice patterns.

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Ledge Rock Abstracts #1

One of my favorite subjects to photograph in the winter is abstract ice patterns.  However, this winter we have had an over abundance of snow and this has covered most of the best spots for me to find the right kind of ice.  A few days ago I went to see if anything had changed and was pleasantly surprised to find bare ledge rock and pockets of ice.  What makes these ice pockets unique is how the water freezes in layers, thus creating random patterns that vary from spot to spot.  No two are ever the same.

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I process first in Adobe Lightroom, then export to Silver Efex Pro 2 for the final version.