This entry was posted on August 26, 2012 by Lemony. It was filed under Fungi, Maine, Pond and was tagged with Fungi, Nature Photography, Panasonic Lumix LX5, Photography, Pond.
August 26, 2012 at 11:38 pm
Yummy comes to mind for me, too, but I don’t think most people would find green slimy fungi-ridden pond bubbles all that yummy looking. 😀
August 27, 2012 at 12:36 am
Strangely beautiful picture though, same time it is a puzzling photo,
not only the subject but also the mind-set / intention.
Whether the picture became just nice photo was avoided by
placing or not removing the white staff right side, or was it a part of the intention ?
August 27, 2012 at 12:16 am
The white stuff was simply there, stuck to the side of the bubble. I was captivated by its contrast to the perfectly rounded, lively shape next to it: its decay and shredded form, so forlorn, seemed very beautiful to me.
August 27, 2012 at 12:41 am
Excellent shot Melanie,..
August 27, 2012 at 1:07 am
Beautiful composition. I wasn’t sure exactly what it was. For a moment I that it was a lime & a taco wrap bobbing in bubbling liquid. Perhaps you should have tagged this one under abstract food fusion. 🙂
August 27, 2012 at 1:34 am
Ha ha ha! You nailed it! That’s exactly what it is! 😀 (Just kidding.)
September 1, 2012 at 1:57 am
It’s beautiful! Such intensity of color!
August 27, 2012 at 2:14 am
Thank you, Carissa!
September 1, 2012 at 1:55 am
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder (or camera holder)! I think this is most interesting – the fact it’s hard to decide WHAT it is makes it all the more interesting!
August 27, 2012 at 11:07 am
Thank you, Pam! Hope Sammy has great plans for a sleepy weekend. 😉
September 1, 2012 at 1:56 am
Beyond the doors of perception…
Strange subject, perfect result !
August 27, 2012 at 1:48 pm
There are lots of amazing things to be seen in ponds and it’s a shame that more people don’t go and have a look.
August 27, 2012 at 3:17 pm
Exactly! Ponds really have so much to offer. Great treasures!
September 1, 2012 at 1:54 am
Melanie! I’ve nominated you to participate in a photo contest. Details can be found here: http://denziljennings.wordpress.com/2012/08/27/capture-the-colour-contest/
August 28, 2012 at 3:08 am
Thank you very much, Denzil! I’m really grateful that you thought of me for this!
September 1, 2012 at 1:35 am
I know that ponds are in your list of favorite subjects; when I started following your work I found some really fascinating shots of ponds.
Very nice composition and colors Melanie; I’m not really sure what’s in the pond, but I like how it looks like.
August 29, 2012 at 7:52 am
(very pretty, regardless of what it is!)
August 29, 2012 at 4:47 pm
No, not a lime…. pond scum bubble! 😀
September 1, 2012 at 1:47 am
HAHAHHAA! Now THAT just made me smile! Very telling of how great your work is! You made a pond scum bubble beautiful 🙂
September 1, 2012 at 2:33 am
Taco and lime. I know it is pond scum, but I really never saw pond scum look so bright and delicious. I like it too … the algae on our water trough for the longhorns is interesting to me. This is a really interesting abstract!
September 1, 2012 at 6:04 pm
🙂 Yes, algae offers such fascinating colors and shapes. Great stuff!
September 3, 2012 at 12:42 am
Often you like to desaturate or eliminate color completely to focus on some other element of your subject. But every once in a while, color becomes your focus. And at these times I think you are frequently at your best. Is this your homage to Esher’s Three Worlds? Add this one to my (long) list of all time favorites of your work!
September 8, 2012 at 3:00 am
Such a lovely comment, Rick, thank you. I always appreciate the close attention you bring to my photographs. I hadn’t intended it, but I love the association with Esher’s Three Worlds!
September 12, 2012 at 2:11 am
You have a fabulous concoction of colours in there. I reckon many an abstract artist would be very pleased to create something as potent as that!
September 9, 2012 at 9:34 pm
Such a nice comment, Finn, thank you!
September 12, 2012 at 2:06 am
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