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3-17-06  bubbles 5
16-MAR-2006

3-17-06 bubbles 5

I was doing a shoot to obtain some bubbles to participate in a little challenge with Bill Carpenter and Karen Leaf.
I set the glass and can of Molsons on a piece of smoke glass on the dining room table. The sun was shining in the window as I filled the glass. I had some great bubbles. I shot bubbles while the glass was full, then 3/4 full then 1/2 full, then 1/4 full. The beer was good but the images were only average.
About the time that my glass was about empty I suddenly saw the sun producing this nice glow through the beer and reflecting off of the can and onto the smoke glass. I took the shot and liked it. There are a few bubbles still in the glass.
I'm so glad that I got the shot. I was afraid that I would have to start all over!

Canon EOS 20D
1/800s f/7.1 at 100.0mm iso400 full exif

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Michael Tauber13-Jan-2007 06:14
Beautiful!
Gayle P. Clement19-Mar-2006 00:10
Beautiful light, Ed.
don nieman18-Mar-2006 16:23
Very nice indeed!
EDITH RB18-Mar-2006 08:42
Supeb bubbles effect with very artistic effect. V.
laine8218-Mar-2006 03:19
I'm sorry I missed this bubble shoot/challenge. Have been busy enough to keep me out of it for 2 days. Looks good with it's golden reflections.
Alf Terje Vollan17-Mar-2006 22:06
Great light. Well composed.
Buz Kiefer17-Mar-2006 18:18
Turned out super Ed. The light through the amber liquid and bubbles looks great. Composed very well too.
Karen Stuebing17-Mar-2006 12:39
This one is perfect. Of course, you could have opened another bottle and shot some more. :)
Karen Leaf17-Mar-2006 04:06
I find it very interesting that it took til almost the last gasp before things started to look good. Usually things start to go south real fast at that point of the experiment :)

Fabulous light it wouldn't have been nearly as good without just a bit of golden liquid left.
Jen Bixler17-Mar-2006 03:30
Really great color. Glad you got this gr8 shot, but starting over might not have been so bad!
Graham Tomlin17-Mar-2006 03:16
good colour,light ,and tones regards Helen
Coleen Perilloux Landry17-Mar-2006 02:56
You really threw yourself into this one and came up with good results.
Tom Darby17-Mar-2006 01:18
Bubblung over with enthusiasm for this one Ed! :)
Grat light you captured too!
Guest 17-Mar-2006 00:57
Great colors. You've got enough of the glass in there to let us know what it is without upsetting the composition.
carol j. phipps17-Mar-2006 00:35
Makes an intriguing composition full of movement and color.
Adrian Reilly17-Mar-2006 00:21
Brilliant lighting
Bob Floyd17-Mar-2006 00:14
Very nice, Ed. Excellent bubbles and wonderful light. Great concept and good execution.
And starting is over is why they created Auto-Focus. ;-)
sandy barbour17-Mar-2006 00:01
Very nice composition Ed.
J. Scott Coile16-Mar-2006 23:58
OBTW... starting over with Molsons could have gotten tougher and tougher ;)
J. Scott Coile16-Mar-2006 23:56
Interesting composition. Super light, color and detail.
De'Carr Studio16-Mar-2006 23:47
Nice lighting, Ed. Nice bubbles too. Love the colors.