Red Bubble by Kory Trapane


Small (15.5" x 23.2")

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These are regular blown bubbles in a pool of water on a mirror with a black backdrop. Shot with my Nikon D80 and two flashes, one with a red filter.


  • Pamela Jayne Smith
    Pamela Jayne S...over 6 years ago

    very inventive – love the colours nd HOW did you get them not to pop!! No don’t tell I know the rules ;)) really super!

  • I only had about ten seconds to shoot before the bubbles pop. It took MANY attempts and a lot of time needless to say. Especially since I needed to clean out the water after every pop.

    – Kory Trapane

  • Pamela Jayne Smith
    Pamela Jayne S...over 6 years ago

    so you really are a “sharp shooter” you must have some patience :)

  • ace55
    ace55over 6 years ago

    Really striking image – I’m glad you keep persevering.

  • micheleirene
    micheleireneover 6 years ago

    I really love this shot. I can only imagine how hard it was to get. Nice work Kory :)

  • Crystal Zacharias
    Crystal Zachariasover 6 years ago

    very cool capture

  • Robert Goulet
    Robert Gouletover 6 years ago

    Turned out great Kory. Nice job:)

  • Martin Kirkwood (photos)
    Martin Kirkwoo...over 6 years ago

    Stunning image.

  • chijude
    chijudeabout 6 years ago


  • Bob Shupe
    Bob Shupeabout 6 years ago

    Was it shot on glass or mirror?

  • Bob Shupe
    Bob Shupeabout 6 years ago

    Never mind Kory, should have read the description first. lol

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