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:dance: dance of the carbon bubbles :dance:

Tutorials and Resources
- Set up for bubbly photos: [link]

Materials and Methods
Nikon D80 + Nikon AF-S DX Zoom Nikkor 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 G ED II lens + magnifying glass. The cherry was attached to a white Styrofoam piece with a sewing needle. The contraption was then submerged in a vase filled with seltzer water. The Styrofoam was a bit larger than the vase widthwise so that it would create greater tension and wouldn't float. A top from an old Fossil watch box was used as the background. The dark background caused glass scratches and imperfections to show. Increased contrast to make the scratches more visible. Color balance for a vintage-ish feel. See my FB page for the original and post-edited: [link]

Additional Comments
The bubbles are technically carbon dioxide ;P I liked all the weird textures and scratches; thought I'd share it :D Check out the print for crisper details, better vignetting, and more negative space

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Given 2008-08-23
wermadeofCARBON by =roseonthegrey This image has so much character. The title is awesome and it's an image worth showing off. Great skill is shown in capturing this bubbly delight. ( Featured by KariAnnLax )
This is awesome! The carbon bubbles create such a lovely texture on the cherry. I like how the bottom of the photo looks all bubbly, too. I think it gives the image a sense of unity, and the circles in the background help to achieve that as well. I also like how the circles in the background have dots of red. That goes well since the subject is mainly red. It makes the overall image pleasantly cohesive.

While this may not be a totally original idea, I feel it was executed very well. My only concern is that the overall image is slightly washed out. I think it would've been a good idea to have slightly richer colors (but maybe this was the look you were going for). Overall, this is absolutely amazing.
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BjornDB Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'll have to give this a go i think :) Looks amazing.
chester-rs Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
this is so cute..good work!
TashinaSamantha Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2016  Professional Filmographer
Really nice work, great details!
RaspeberryFrost Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
I love this. Like, insane obsession.
monanesje Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2016
I loved this. I also particularily loved the vintage feel to the background. Like some found picture in a drawer. 
Probably I am going to soak all kinds of stuff in selzer and mount my Nikon with a macro in fornt of it. You gave me a whole new set of ideas :-)
Spideecartoon Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wonderful ! Well done
Rainheart-adopts Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2016  Student General Artist
GatCould Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2016
Th7 r 4ut g by u
lesphotosdevio Featured By Owner May 23, 2015
I love this ! This is genius !
NANO86152 Featured By Owner May 4, 2015   General Artist
Kool lol
Jan-K-Fotografie Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Great concept. :star:
tigerlova06 Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
RealytyAlyna Featured By Owner May 25, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Awsome Heart 
HorrorMGAfan19 Featured By Owner May 22, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
that's so cool ;D
LazyEyedNinja Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2014  Hobbyist
So pretty
qij Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2014
very simple but unique concept!  i like it! :P
LozzDragon Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2014
ohh so bubbly
hexpinteas Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2014
I want a cherry coke now.
DrippingFlames Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2013  Hobbyist
artra24 Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2013  Professional Filmographer
BlackyAngie Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2013  Professional Photographer
woow. awesome !!!
Prepare-Your-Bladder Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
wow, amazing shot!
Nela23235 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Very nice :)
SilentHex96 Featured By Owner May 29, 2013
This is...super cool!!!
KaylaBieber Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
pretty :)
krissbalada Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2013

thank's for the tips..., and i was can to try it...

and this my art... [link]

maybe you can to see and i like your coment at their ... thx before :)
jdidwell Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2013
soleatrcharchar123 Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013
love it!!!
(even though i don't like cherries, that is sayin' somethin'!)
xxqasimxx Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2013
good apettite :)
hefeigal Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is really neat! The bubble effect is unique and creative, and the background merely draws the eye to the cherry. Great work! :D
WindInTheCoffeeCup Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Professional Photographer
This beautiful photo has been featured in :iconstand-out-shots: Favorite Submissions of 2012 blog! [link] :peace:
septumia-planete Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012  Student
Beautiful !
GlassHok Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012
Love the concept
Silvermoonswan Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
You are featured here: [link]
Only lovely! :squee:
Malesx Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2012
very nice
Drawn-Mario Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
lovely photo
it looks very neat
Hathe4 Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Love this :)
mokadelivering Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2012  Student Writer
This photo looks so amazing. Love the bubbles.
4rkhAm Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012
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