A Photo a Week Challenge: Fresh

I am going to make an attempt to participate In Nancy Merrill’s photography challenge for 2017. You can read about the challenge here. Basically, she comes up with a theme and posts a photo that she think fits the theme on each Thursday. My task(as well as others following her meme) is to interpret her theme and post a photograph that I think fits the theme before the following Thursday, when a new theme is started.

Her theme to start off 2017 is “Fresh”. My photo is of some frozen bubbles that I created on an antique silver mirror…out in the -19 degree cold. I have played with frozen bubbles before(see post here), but I am using a “Fresh” recipe…with corn syrup instead of glycerin as the stabilizing agent:


I still couldn’t get ice crystals to form around the bubbles like other people have managed to do and the bubbles didn’t actually freeze….but I still think they are pretty cool. I am wondering if part of the problem has to do with humidity as well as temperature…more experimenting required! To see successful frozen bubbles and to get recipes just google “frozen bubbles”.

Linking to Nancy’s blog here.


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