Frozen Soap Bubbles by Johnson.


Who knew that blowing bubbles in sub-zero temperatures could create such beautiful crystalline patterns? Apparently photographer Cheryl Johnson did.
She went out on cold days to capture the many possible ways each bubble would form its incredible display.
soap-bubbles-cheryl-johnson-41-730x547Created by the water in between the soapy film layers, the freezing begins at the bottom and expands upwards until the bubble in entirely covered.
When Cheryl isn’t photographing bubbles outside, she spends time doing watercolor paintings.
You can find her art on her personal site, or to see all the different frozen bubble she’s captured, see her Facebook posts.
via Crystalline Patterns in Frozen Soap Bubbles.

‘Life in a Frozen Bubble’.

angelakelly1Each winter, when the temperature dips into the negatives, Washington-based photographer Angela Kelly takes advantage of the frigid weather and blows bubbles that freeze and form beautiful patches of ice crystals.
The breathtaking results, which she photographs for her series Life in a Bubble, look like delicate snow globes and Christmas tree ornaments made of glass.
Kelly uses a homemade solution of dish soap, karo syrup, and water to create the bubbles.
While some of the smaller bubbles freeze in midair and fall to the ground, shattering upon impact, others crystalize and retain their pristine shape.
angelakelly3No two bubbles look the same, as each forms different patterns.
Decorated with elegant swirls and scallops, feathery etchings, and snowflake-like designs, the frozen globes are truly a gorgeous sight to behold in these cold winter days.
via Breathtaking Frozen Bubbles Look Like Elegant Glass Ornaments – My Modern Met.

Warm Colours on a Winter’s Evening.

Image Credit: Photograph by Peter Swan,
“This was taken on a cold winter’s evening from the slopes of Arthur’s Seat in Edinburgh and looks towards the castle and St Giles’ cathedral in the city’s old town.
Although the day was cold and a frost had already started to form on the ground, I was attracted by the warm colours of the evening sky.”
Source: Your pictures: Warmth – BBC News

Wintry Weather in the Black Forest.

Hofsgrund, Germany: A car passes snow-covered trees in the Black Forest
The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world, including a beautiful shot of snow in the German Black Forest.
Image Credit: Photograph by Patrick Seeger/EPA
See more images via Photo highlights of the day: Operation Smile and wintry weather | News | The Guardian

Droplets by Johnstone & Luxvich.

Dew-Soaked Dandelions by Sharon Johnstone2“Dew-Soaked Dandelions” by Sharon Johnstone.
It certainly takes great skill and very good equipment to create these frozen-in-time “water sculptures”, in every captured frame revealing the inherent energy and the beautiful dynamics of flowing, cascading and dripping water:
Some artists decide to substitute water with more viscous liquids, which leads to even more psychedelic, “lava lamp”-like effects.
But more often than not, simply playing with ambient color and light distribution is enough to produce an outstanding effect. A1Images Credit: Luiz Luxvich.
In this article we will try to cover the full variety of high-speed liquid photography and the excitement of resulting abstract-modernist compositions.
Luiz Luxvich makes startlingly clear images of splashing water
This master of liquid photography lives in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and has the most fantastic gallery online, bursting with variety of colorful creations:
Read on via Dark Roasted Blend: Liquid Art & Droplet Photography.