A frozen pond opens windows to another world.

I carried out no post-processing for this image. I selected the “vivid” pre-set in program mode on my camera for this photo.

18 responses

  1. Oh, I love this. So abstract and just beautiful. 🙂

    January 10, 2012 at 3:02 am

  2. Beautiful! Looks like a different world indeed 🙂

    January 10, 2012 at 5:21 am

    • Thanks for your comment, Miles, and for taking the time to stop by.

      January 10, 2012 at 1:39 pm

  3. Another great shot Melanie (or is it Mel)…I would appreciate some more info on your camera setting, filters used etc cos I would love to try and capture an image like this

    January 10, 2012 at 8:42 am

    • Thanks, Steve, and thanks for your interest in my photo. I shoot with a Panasonix Lumix DMX LX5 (which has a F2.0 ultra-wide-angle 24mm Leica DC Vario-Summicron lens). I am still a newbie to photography, and after a lot of consultation with other more experienced photographers in my family, I opted for the Lumix (and love it). I don’t feel ready, yet (but am on the verge, I think) of stepping up to an SLR. The Lumix is a great compact digital camera that handles most of the shots I want to take at the moment. My process has been gradual… I am really learning (and teaching myself) as I go. I guess that’s what a lot of people do. My camera setting for this particular image: ISO 400, f4.0, 1/3200 sec. BTW, it’s definitely Melanie (I’ve never liked to be called “Mel”). Some people call me “Lemony” (an inversion of Melanie).

      January 10, 2012 at 1:56 pm

  4. Stunning in beauty 🙂

    January 10, 2012 at 11:02 am

  5. brandiarndt

    this is stunning! the colours are amazing, and I never would have guessed this wasn’t shot with a dSLR (more proof that it’s not the camera that makes the image beautiful, but the photographer).

    January 10, 2012 at 7:49 pm

    • Thank you so much. I really like my Lumix and may one day move up to a dSLR, but for now I feel like I still have plenty to learn with the equipment I have. I appreciate your stopping by!

      January 10, 2012 at 8:02 pm

  6. Arna Elezovic

    Can I use these as desktop photos? 🙂

    January 13, 2012 at 4:01 am

    • 🙂 Yes! But you’re the only one who has permission! 🙂

      January 13, 2012 at 3:58 pm

  7. Wow….that’s really neat. Beautiful shot! Now that I think about it, I don’t think I’ve ever seen frozen bubbles before…

    January 15, 2012 at 6:57 pm

    • Thanks, Desiree (Desi). I’ll be posting more frozen bubble shots in the coming days. I became completely taken with them (read “obsessed” :-)) They’re really very beautiful. I wish I could go back now to Maine to take more pictures!

      January 15, 2012 at 7:12 pm

  8. Beautiful abstract. Love it.

    January 28, 2012 at 5:07 am

  9. another great example from your series..the color (almost serving as a background) with the more monochromatic bubble complement each other very well ! beautiful work

    February 5, 2012 at 1:18 pm

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