Ice Crystal Meditations

It was SO cold this morning (-10 F or -26 C). I tried to do a frozen bubble experiment: blowing soap bubbles into the cold morning air hoping they would freeze before they hit the ground. Then take photographs of the crystals in the bubbles. See this link for my inspiration.

Well, that didn’t go as planned since the bubbles burst too quickly.
Instead, I found some ice crystals on the storm door and had my husband shine a flashlight behind it for the light effects. Enjoy…

Click on any image to enlarge.

Leaving you with this image for the day which I call “Mining for Gold:”

Mining for gold

Mining for gold

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31 Responses to Ice Crystal Meditations

  1. We also failed the frozen soap bubble experiment — but did have fun with the boiling water in sub-zero temps! (I posted pics in my last post). Your photos are like intricate stained glass windows — Mother Nature is the best artisan!


  2. cocoaupnorth says:

    Lovely sparkling images. Isn’t wonderful to play in the cold weather:-)


  3. That is cool Annette, keep warm, MM πŸ€


  4. utesmile says:

    that is so cold….hope you keep warm. the images are amazing!


  5. Beautiful sparkling miniature landscapes.


  6. Wow! They are awesome. Hoping the cold snap is almost over. But, you sure do know how to make the best of it. πŸ™‚


  7. brucethomasw says:

    Truly amazing patterns of nature.


  8. Great idea, and your snowflake photos are beautiful. Mother Nature is so amazing in designing each and every one differently.


  9. enkoos says:

    Wow!! So pretty. And so creative. Make something that not many people think about it.

    I found my window glasses like that too. We had -50 C couple days ago (wind chill).


  10. What gorgeous icy patterns you’ve detected here, Annette. πŸ™‚


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