My Lovely Pond Monster

Pond Monster 1

Pond Monster 2

43 responses

  1. Wao !

    January 5, 2013 at 4:02 am

  2. Seriously child, you are fixated on spiders. This is just a water version!! (Great photos tho, lol.)

    January 5, 2013 at 4:17 am

    • Ha ha! You’re right on, Miss Maura. It’s deep in my psyche. Glad you like the photos.

      January 6, 2013 at 1:25 am

  3. Shutterbug Sage

    Nessie! 🙂

    January 5, 2013 at 4:27 am

  4. Amazing Photo. I love to see all the bubbles. It looks stunning.

    January 5, 2013 at 4:34 am

    • Thank you. I am fascinated by the images created by frozen bubbles.

      January 6, 2013 at 1:25 am

  5. An explosion of beauty! love it!

    January 5, 2013 at 5:57 am

    • I like you’re description a lot. Thank you, Elisa!

      January 6, 2013 at 1:33 am

      • Your passion for photography is contagious! You experiment with so many different subjects and ideas, much more like a work of art than a photograph. I’m feeling it!!

        January 6, 2013 at 1:54 am

  6. Great shots… standing so artistic too. You are amazing and so creative. Thank you, have a nice weekend, love, nia

    January 5, 2013 at 6:05 am

    • Thank you, nia. What a nice compliment! Hope you’re enjoying your weekend, too!

      January 6, 2013 at 1:29 am

  7. klaasfidom

    Lovely, shot!

    January 5, 2013 at 10:07 am

  8. I like these!

    January 5, 2013 at 1:43 pm

    • Thanks! I really enjoy discovering what’s beneath the surface of the ice. It’s otherworldly down there.

      January 6, 2013 at 1:31 am

  9. Dad

    You really do have a knack for capturing beautiful images, Melanie.

    January 5, 2013 at 2:34 pm

  10. You have an awesome eye for unusual subjects! These are great shots – photosynthesis in action. Love them.

    January 5, 2013 at 7:09 pm

  11. Amazing!! Really beautiful!

    January 5, 2013 at 7:33 pm

    • Thank you, Yvonne, for your recent visit and very kind words and feedback on various posts. Your firework posts from earlier this week were amazing!

      January 6, 2013 at 1:38 am

      • Thanks you :). I love your photos too, and thanks for visiting my blog.

        January 6, 2013 at 6:32 pm

  12. elenacaravela

    It’s animated! Wonderful!

    January 5, 2013 at 8:53 pm

    • It’s a wonderful illusion the frozen bubbles create, isn’t it?! 🙂

      January 6, 2013 at 1:42 am

  13. I think I hear the call of Cthulu. Fantastic shots – they look completely unreal – like cosmic monsters.

    January 5, 2013 at 9:52 pm

    • 🙂 I love that! Although, this would have to be Cthulhu’s baby given the size . It’s for images like this that I’m completely drawn to frozen ponds: there are all sorts of extraterrestrial-looking things lying just beneath the surface.

      January 6, 2013 at 1:23 am

  14. elmediat

    Excellent ! Very National Geographic/Life Magazine style. In a B&W tonal this would look very Lovecraftian . 🙂

    January 5, 2013 at 10:09 pm

    • Thank you. I do have a few B & W versions (well, and slightly different shots, too), which I may post at some point. They definitely have a different effect. I had a hard time choosing which ones to go with today.

      January 6, 2013 at 1:45 am

  15. Beautiful other world!

    January 5, 2013 at 11:15 pm

    • Yes, it is otherworldly indeed! Thank you so much for your comment!

      January 6, 2013 at 1:46 am

  16. Fabulous!

    January 6, 2013 at 3:39 am

  17. I’m late again, Melanie, but want to tell you how much I like this little monster you’ve found and the bubbles it’s created. I am also impressed (but not that surprised) that you also know how to spell Cthulhu! Once again, well done!

    January 6, 2013 at 4:15 am

    • Thanks for the nice words, Gary! I’m glad you like my little monster! 🙂

      January 7, 2013 at 1:55 am

  18. Love the ice bubbles…what a find!

    January 7, 2013 at 3:57 am

    • I just love the frozen pond before the snow falls. There are so many wonderful things to see beneath the surface.

      January 8, 2013 at 1:15 am

      • Yes, there are…almost another world….

        January 8, 2013 at 2:52 am

  19. Absolutely lovely, Lemony. Amazing.

    January 7, 2013 at 6:37 pm

  20. I love the dark depths behind…and the splash of green, sumptuous!

    January 9, 2013 at 10:37 am

    • Yes, it’s the dimension to this image that works for me, too. I love your description: sumptuous! Wonderful! Thanks!

      January 9, 2013 at 10:25 pm

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