Thank you so much to everyone for commenting on this image! I would like to thank you all personally but don’t have quite enough time ;) 2351 views, 187 favourites as of April 2, 2012. I found the title “Ephemeral” fitting in many ways. Conditions had to be almost perfect to get this shot of a soap bubble resting delicately on ornamental grass. The absence of wind, pleasant lighting, a complimentary background and split second timing all played an important role. All these conditions were almost as short-lived as the subject…
Photographed in Clarence-Rockland, Ontario, Canada. Canon EOS 7D ,Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM
1/60s f/8.0 at 400.0mm iso250, Manfrotto 055x tripod, Jobu Jr.3 gimbal head, lots of patience ;)

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bubble, grass, reflection, canon eos 7d, 400mm f5 6l usm, macro, manfrotto tripod, bokeh, autumn

Spending time in the outdoors has always been a passion of mine. Most of my subject matter is avian but I will readily spend hours photographing almost anything else in the natural world. Currently I live near a small town, Rockland, just east of Ottawa. I work in Ottawa and so most of my photography is done in eastern Ontario. Thank you for dropping by and enjoy.

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Comments

  • Avena Singh
    Avena Singhalmost 4 years ago

    What a magical capture. The reflection is incredible!

  • MaryinMaine
    MaryinMainealmost 4 years ago

    Wow! This is truly amazing! The fact that the bubble didnt break, and didn’t fall off, and that you and your camera were ready at the exact moment is incredible! Superb! A fave for sure!

  • Ted Busby
    Ted Busbyalmost 4 years ago

    Excellent in all respects!
    The reflection puts this one over the top!

    Wonderful Image Bill!

  • shortshooter-Al
    shortshooter-Alalmost 4 years ago

    This is great Bill. A shot in a million I’d say. It’s a fav for me Mate. I’m trying to work out what I can see in the bubble?

  • Edyta Magdalena Pelc
    Edyta Magdalen...almost 4 years ago

    Awesome!

  • Kym Howard
    Kym Howardalmost 4 years ago

    Great shot with perfect focus

  • Sharon Kavanagh
    Sharon Kavanaghalmost 4 years ago

    Brilliant shot!!!

  • vampvamp
    vampvampalmost 4 years ago

    fan-tas-tic!!!!

  • LimbozArt
    LimbozArtalmost 4 years ago

    OK Bill, this shot is phenomenal…but where did the soap come from?? Where you staging again?LOL

  • Michael J Armijo
    Michael J Armijoalmost 4 years ago

    I love the minimalism feel of this…quite beautiful. Outstanding work! ;)

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