Bubble on the Balcony

I've really wanted to create a bubble image, and thanks to @lesip and others who have been so kind in sharing how to do this, I created one at last. I think it needed to be colder for it to have frozen more. Reflections are of the building and the balcony.
Recipe for bubbles: corn syrup, water, and dishwasher liquid, a little of each mixed in a bowl, then using a straw to blow the bubbles.
Lesson: bubbles blow away quickly, bubbles pop quickly
Thank you for putting my little sparrow in the snow onto PP!
Very pretty ... does it work using a kitchen freezer? No zero temps here :0)
posted January 15th, 2018  
This sounds like fun! Like the lens flare :)
posted January 15th, 2018  
That is fantastic! I need to work on my bubble pics! Love this
posted January 15th, 2018  
This is beautiful Taffy! Frozen bubbles are at the top of my list! We may get even have some snow on Wednesday so I might get a chance to have a go. Lovely tone to the image! Fav!
posted January 15th, 2018  
Really great, Taffy! Love it! :)
posted January 15th, 2018  
Oh, so well done, and the reflection adds a new twist to the whole thing! How cold does it need to be (other than freezing obviously). I tried this so long ago without much success. I don't remember corn syrup being part of the mix, so maybe on our next horrible cold snap I'll give it a try.
posted January 15th, 2018  
What a fabulous bubble!
posted January 15th, 2018  
Buble bubble fav! :)
posted January 15th, 2018  
Fun image! Must try this soon!
posted January 15th, 2018  
The blue and purple work well giving a great wintery feeling. The bubble and reflection is magical!
posted January 15th, 2018  
Fantastic picture.
posted January 15th, 2018  
Magical ๐Ÿ’–
posted January 15th, 2018  
Waaaw ! magical , love the whole composition and the beautiful blend of the colours blue and purple ! fav
posted January 15th, 2018  
This is great. I tried it recently but it didn't work.
posted January 15th, 2018  
Fab shot! Love the hint to use a straw to blow the bubbles. I tried it last year with a regular wand and store-bought soap, and ended up with a sticky, soapy mess on my hands. No way was I gonna touch my camera with those!
posted January 15th, 2018  
You have way more patience than me to attempt this... but your investment of time paid off handsomely.
posted January 15th, 2018  
Fabulous
posted January 15th, 2018  
Perfect results!
posted January 16th, 2018  
Magical! Love the tones and reflections too.
posted January 16th, 2018  
Beautiful!!! Love the blue tones and the reflections. It's still on my list... I'm being so lazy. ;) Yours turned out brilliantly.
posted January 16th, 2018  
Oh boy! This is magic, for sure, love, love the blues and purples and all the reflections!
posted January 16th, 2018  
AC
Wow! I've tried this so many times, yet never achieved success. Well done!
posted January 16th, 2018  
I'm hoping to get a bubble shot soon- was too sick to take advantage of the last cold snap but it looks like we're going to have another one soon. Great shot!
posted January 16th, 2018  
This is really cool. I like the starburst, ice in the foreground and the blue and purples, dof. I like it all.
posted January 16th, 2018  
Wow - this is so wonderful. Well done! Love the tiny starburst. Big Fav!
posted January 16th, 2018  
Cool.... Love the bubble and tones.
posted January 16th, 2018  
This came out bubbletastic and I love the star bursts. Are they enhanced in photoshop? Another fav about the photo is I can actually see a few single snowflakes. Great focus
posted January 16th, 2018  
A wonderful bubble and sparkles
posted January 16th, 2018  
Beautiful
posted January 16th, 2018  
Nice.
posted January 16th, 2018  
@lesip MANY thanks!! Star bursts courtesy of Topaz Star Effects, a plug-in that I found to be totally useless until finally figured out how to get rid of many of the starbursts that they automatically create, and to change their shape and size. With control, it's pretty handy. And thanks for noticing the snowflakes -- they surprised me and I was really pleased when I saw them as I was only focused on the bubble when taking the shot. A good bit of beginners luck!
posted January 16th, 2018  
Wow...super capture, reflections
posted January 16th, 2018  
What a beauty!
posted January 16th, 2018  
You did it! I know you've been thinking about doing this for a few days. Yours is unique with the reflections. Love the snowflakes. Fav.
I bought glycerine yesterday and am going to try that recipe.
posted January 16th, 2018  
Wow, this quite something, fav
posted January 16th, 2018  
Amazing capture.
posted January 16th, 2018  
A stunning bubble and great colour, fav!
posted January 16th, 2018  
Marvelous colors!!! Superb shot!
posted January 16th, 2018  
I usually make mine with the bubble mixture that kids use to blow bubbles. I haven't used a straw so will try this technique come winter. Great first attempt btw.
posted January 16th, 2018  
Love that spark and it looks fun.
posted January 16th, 2018  
Gorgeous tones and I love that silky sheen!
posted January 16th, 2018  
Nice touch with the sparkly bits.. :)
posted January 16th, 2018  
Fandabbydosy! What a super image - I love the colour tones too.
posted January 16th, 2018  
Well done.
posted January 16th, 2018  
What a wonderful experiment! Your final result is just so clear and clean and interesting. Fabulous!
posted January 16th, 2018  
How amazing!
posted January 16th, 2018  
Looks like the dawn of creation is about to take place.fav
posted January 16th, 2018  
So you make up the mixture and blow a bubble outdoors and it freezes? I have not really heard of this. How cold does it need to be? I like the colour scheme and the starbursts.
posted January 16th, 2018  
Wowsers !! :)
posted January 16th, 2018  
What a wonderful job you did here - and with just a soap bubble! Fav.
posted January 16th, 2018  
Brilliant, love the reflection and the starbursts.
posted January 16th, 2018  
Magical, fav. A frozen bubble is something I am never going to be able to photograph.
posted January 16th, 2018  
You certainly nailed this shot!! Wowzer !!
posted January 16th, 2018  
Wow! Love everything about this image!
posted January 16th, 2018  
Amazing shot. Very effective Fav
posted January 16th, 2018  
Gorgeous, great detail and tones. Fav!! ๐Ÿ˜€
posted January 16th, 2018  
Terrific result.
posted January 16th, 2018  
jealous! but this is brilliant! aces, miss taffy!
posted January 16th, 2018  
You did well, and yes, nothing is ever as easy as t sounds. Great shot.
posted January 17th, 2018  
Well done with your bubbles. I tried this in Feb last year in Canada but we only used regular bubble liquid and blower. I'm going to try again this winter. We did get some to freeze but they seemed to burst quickly.
posted January 17th, 2018  
@gozoinklings I have seen people say you can use a regular freezer and have wanted to try it. I thought it would be too hard but if the bubble is blown with a straw you would have control of the bubble... maybe :)
posted January 17th, 2018  
Very clever shot, I love the reflections in your bubble and the snowflakes too. My golly it must be cold there.
posted January 17th, 2018  
@golftragic Actually, not so cold (in the 20s, so for use, that's not that bad). It wouldn't have been cold enough today to do a bubble. At least now that I know how bubbles work, I can look forward to totally freezing cold again! Just need a better spot than the balcony...
posted January 17th, 2018  
@taffy I look forward to seeing some more of these little wonders. I very much enjoyed the image.
posted January 17th, 2018  
Well done. You got there with the bubbles, and it is looking so lovely and dreamy too.
posted January 17th, 2018  
Fantastic!!
posted January 18th, 2018  
Love those starbursts! I am planning to go up to the cottage in just over a week and might do some bubble shots while there... will have to try to remember the recipe ๐Ÿค“
posted January 18th, 2018  
@northy More important to remember the straw! The mix seemed to be pretty forgiving.
posted January 18th, 2018  
You made a magic ball! Beautiful textures in the snow, too. Must teach me how to do this!
posted January 19th, 2018  
Congrats on TT for this beautiful bubble image, Taffy!
posted January 19th, 2018  
Congratulations on this making the TT! Itโ€™s so fabulous!
posted January 19th, 2018  
Nice one for the TT! :) Loved those blue tones and reflections. Beautiful!
posted January 20th, 2018  
Congrats on TT - a worthy image. Would love to have a go at this thanks for the 'recipe'
posted January 20th, 2018  
just fabulous, taffy. only just saw it now on the tt - many congrats :)
posted January 21st, 2018  
Nicely done.
posted January 24th, 2018  
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