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My grand-daughter was blowing bubbles and I thought it was a chance to play. I never realised how difficult they would be to capture in frame and in focus. Anyway - this one pleased me as it was not only in focus but the reflections of the kitchen window made it look like a floating, transparent eye to me.

Camera:Canon EOS 300D
Lens:Sigma 70 - 300 APO mk 2
Title:Bubble
Username:brian1208 brian1208
Uploaded:10 Jun 2004 - 6:12 AM
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johnjohn01
johnjohn01 e2 Member 1358 forum postsjohnjohn01 vcard England
10 Jun 2004 - 6:16 AM

Well, there goes my idea of photographing a bubble! Nice one Brian, it does look like an eye. Great colours in the bubble as well.

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Boyd
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10 Jun 2004 - 6:24 AM

Nice shot Brian.

Boyd.

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kit-monster
kit-monster e2 Member 113685 forum postskit-monster vcard Singapore2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2004 - 6:42 AM

Brian - love the reflection!

Well done,

Edward

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andytvcams
andytvcams e2 Member 1210396 forum postsandytvcams vcard United Kingdom
10 Jun 2004 - 6:51 AM

Very well done Brian,i can only imagine how difficult this must have been,but well worth the effort,pin sharp and very colourful.

Andy..

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billydo
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10 Jun 2004 - 6:58 AM

Lovely capture Brian, very simple but pleasing.
Neal.

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answersonapostcard Site Moderator 1012713 forum postsanswersonapostcard vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2004 - 7:29 AM

Superb capture Brian. Klicked. K.

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novocastria
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10 Jun 2004 - 7:36 AM

Simply beautiful, Brian. What more can I say? *click*

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naturenut
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10 Jun 2004 - 7:53 AM

Superb capture Brian, there goes my idea too ;o) I was going to try this yesterday with a bubble gun but didn't get around to doing it. Lovely colours and reflections. Click.

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thewaiter
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10 Jun 2004 - 8:02 AM

It's a great capture well done.

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brian1208
brian1208 e2 Member 1110598 forum postsbrian1208 vcard United Kingdom12 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2004 - 8:16 AM

Thanks for the comments everyone Smile

Sorry if I beat you to it John & Margaret. Why not try getting a double bubble or a different scene through the bubble? I had one or two crackers but which were either not framed properly or were out of focus. (Think of the bubble as a lens through which to look at the world)

Brian

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johnjrp
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10 Jun 2004 - 8:59 AM

Very nice. click

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brian1208
brian1208 e2 Member 1110598 forum postsbrian1208 vcard United Kingdom12 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2004 - 9:15 AM

Cheers Kevin & John, thanks for taking the time

Brian

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flossie
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10 Jun 2004 - 9:30 AM

I've tried and tried to get a picture like this Brian when the kids are blowing bubbles ...it is so hard. Really well done, this is spot on.

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philwhynd
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10 Jun 2004 - 9:31 AM

Superb shot, great idea, and thanks for the critique, Brian, much appreciated.
Phil

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brian1208
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10 Jun 2004 - 9:42 AM

Thanks for the comments Anne & Phil. Phil - you are very welcome Smile

Brian

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u08mcb
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10 Jun 2004 - 10:32 AM

I can imagine how frustrating it must've been to catch one in focus Brian. Kudos.

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tull
tull e2 Member 11181 forum poststull vcard United Kingdom
10 Jun 2004 - 10:53 AM

Great capture Brian,lovely colours and reflections.
Mark

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geegee
geegee e2 Member 1029 forum postsgeegee vcard England
10 Jun 2004 - 11:42 AM

This is just wonderful Brian. Brilliant capture, superb image.
Click.

George.

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UserHasLeft
10 Jun 2004 - 12:08 PM

"Gone but not forgotten" A beautiful image, Brian.

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llonaid
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10 Jun 2004 - 1:20 PM

A simple shot, but very, very effective. Brilliantly captured!!
Dave

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helendixon
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10 Jun 2004 - 1:30 PM

Well done Brian, I can imagine how difficult it must have been. Great stuff.

Helen

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Phil-LS
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10 Jun 2004 - 1:36 PM

Great capture Brian the colours are great and focus is spot on. Like johnjohn said it looks like an eye :o)

Tick

Phil

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brian1208
brian1208 e2 Member 1110598 forum postsbrian1208 vcard United Kingdom12 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2004 - 2:21 PM

Thanks for the positive comments, Malcolm, Mark, George, Mike, Dave Helen & Phil, (phewSmile

Brian

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Greyheron
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10 Jun 2004 - 3:27 PM

Works very well indeed Brian, excellent image!

Mike

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debbiehardy
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10 Jun 2004 - 4:42 PM

Excellent image Brian, well shot.

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cooky
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10 Jun 2004 - 7:01 PM

Very clever and what a quick snapper you must be to get it in focus!
Kath

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daffydill56
daffydill56 e2 Member 11190 forum postsdaffydill56 vcard United Kingdom
10 Jun 2004 - 8:26 PM

A wonderful image Brian.I have never tried these, will have a go one day.Click

Fran

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brian1208
brian1208 e2 Member 1110598 forum postsbrian1208 vcard United Kingdom12 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2004 - 8:29 PM

Mike, Debbie, Kath & Fran - thanks for taking the time to comment. The biggest problem is having the bubble burst on your lens!

Brian

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IanA
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10 Jun 2004 - 8:31 PM

It's all been said Brian. Well done.

Ian (clicked)

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brian1208
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10 Jun 2004 - 8:50 PM

Thanks Ian

Brian

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sze4j
sze4j e2 Member 1056 forum postssze4j vcard Singapore
10 Jun 2004 - 8:55 PM

This is excellent! How many attempts did u have to go before u got this shot? Big click!

p/s: Left a story of how i capture cordoba on my image for you...=)

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MartinWait
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10 Jun 2004 - 10:38 PM

Wonderful shot!
click.

Martin.

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Patricia Fenn
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11 Jun 2004 - 7:26 AM

Oooh that's a brilliant shot...wish I'd have thought of it when my shampoo smashed!
Excellent! Click!

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Terry L
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11 Jun 2004 - 8:24 AM

Well captured Brian.

Regards
Terry.

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brian1208
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11 Jun 2004 - 11:49 AM

Thanks all. sze - thanks for the info on how you shot your image - you were lucky they didn't confiscate your kit! (well done Smile I ran off about 10 frames, this was the best, another 2 "not bads" and the rest - RUBBISH.

Brian

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ericfaragh
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12 Jun 2004 - 11:26 AM

Wonderfully simple, wonderfully effective, great image Brian, well done.

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brian1208
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12 Jun 2004 - 12:04 PM

Eric, thanks for taking the time to comment, Brian

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magda_indigo
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16 Jun 2004 - 2:39 PM

oooohhh, SUPER, square crop and it's PERFECT, click (*:*)

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brian1208
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16 Jun 2004 - 2:52 PM

Thanks for the enthusiasm Magda Smile

Brian

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BrianM
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19 Jun 2004 - 7:49 PM

Good work Brian, simple but effective, nice image, I like it.

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brian1208
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19 Jun 2004 - 7:51 PM

Thank you for the comment Brian

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SuziBlue
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20 Jun 2004 - 4:23 PM

This is terrific!! I've tried this so many times and still haven't cracked it .. you've done a superb job. Big click *

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brian1208
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20 Jun 2004 - 6:57 PM

Thanks Suzi, nice to hear from you

Brian

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