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Gerry you did an excellent job ! Your description, how you did it, would be welcomed. Regards from Austria and all best for New Year.

Gudrun

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I found myself looking for a reflection of the camera or photographer in the bubble. I give it 10's. I assume no digital manipulation was done or you would have indicated that. If you had told us the reflections were added with a computer and the background was made black, I would give it a lower rating. Nice work.
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Thank you all for the wonderful ratings and comments. I got the idea from a friend of mine and here is what I have done. This is nothing but a double exposure using a digital camera and Photoshop.

 

The first photo was a soap bubble with the following setting used:

 

Exposure time 1/100 s

F-number 2.2

Max. aperture value 1.6

Metering mode Spot

Focal length 50 mm Nikon F1.8 Fixed Lens

 

The second photo of the sunset:

 

Exposure time 1/2 s

F-number 32

Exposure program Aperture priority

Max. aperture value 4

Metering mode Spot

Focal length 280 mm

 

I then cropped the sunset and placed it over the soap bubble in Photoshop using layers and a transparency setting of around 50%. That was all and took me five minutes to apply this idea.

 

Kind regards

Gerry

 

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At first I was getting 'worried' it was a filter, but I'm really glad to see how you did it. Really creative and effective. Nice work.
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