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The magnificent, fragile beauty of bubbles blown outside when it’s 15 degrees below freezing [11 pics]

Dec 27, 2013 By Abraham

Recently, photographer Angela Kelly and her 7-year-old son took advantage of a cold spell in Washington and went outside with some homemade bubble solution. As they blew bubbles, they soon discovered that at 16 degrees Fahrenheit (-9 Celsius) the tiny bubbles froze in the air and fell to the ground, shattering, but the larger bubbles would land on the ground whole and then freeze, creating extraordinary, ephemeral sculptures…

She says of the project, “The process was just a bit of fun, but at the end of it I had some amazing images.”…












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  1. hallucinogent says:

    Such beautifully fragile little wonder worlds, thanks so much for posting. Love 22 words, constantly sharing your posts :)

  2. Peregrina says:

    So important to take the time to go outside with our children and enjoy the beauty. These are a lovely reminder of this. Gorgeous shots.

  3. willowsprite says:

    -9 is a cold spell? Lol. I wonder how quickly they would freeze at -40. That’s what our winters are like here in northern Alberta.

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