Winter has arrived

posted on 8th of december, 2011

Winter arrived in Calgary in full force last weekend, with a big snow dump and cold temperatures passing through 0 C... I had a tarp covering our lawn furniture that freezing rain pooled on and froze. I grabbed a chunk of the ice and threw it in the freezer thinking it might make some cool shots (pun intended!). I had no idea how cool - the little bubbles moving through as it froze almost look like mercury when viewed closeup.

I put the chunk of ice on top of a glass and fired a wireless flash into the glass bottom to backlight it. I can't help but post this picture as I love how amazing it looks :) Take a look at the comp image to really see it up close...

Comments (31)

Posted by Bradcalkins on December 28, 2011
Posted by Reeddaigle on December 26, 2011
Incredible shot Brad. And congratulations on being Featured photographer recently.
Posted by Elimitchell on December 23, 2011
I'm glad you are finally enjoying winter. Here in Alaska, December 22 ("the first day of winter") is more like the halfway point in our winter. It's been gorgeous.

Thanks for sharing this cool photo!
Posted by Friday123 on December 21, 2011
Amazing! ;-)
Posted by Noodles73 on December 15, 2011
great shot! In Toronto still Spring...today 13 degrees!
Posted by Bradcalkins on December 15, 2011
Thanks everyone :)
Posted by Karenfoleyphotography on December 15, 2011
Awesome effects!
Posted by Powershot36 on December 15, 2011
Posted by Agaliza on December 14, 2011
Wow. Well done.
Posted by Antoinettew on December 14, 2011
You are right, it really is amazing
Posted by Lenutaidi on December 14, 2011
Very nice!Congratulations!Wish you many sales!!!
Posted by Bradcalkins on December 13, 2011
Thanks for the nice comments everyone!
Posted by Scottysally2 on December 13, 2011
That's an amazing shot Brad. :)
Posted by Lobe on December 12, 2011
Nice picture!
Posted by Lfmpereira on December 12, 2011
Of course, a very well executed shot, of course. ;)

Amazing photo. Another amazing photo. :)
Posted by Iwhitwo on December 11, 2011
Very cool shot Brad, I was in Calgary Tuesday / Wednesday and witnessed your start to winter! We have had some flurries, but nothing has stayed on the ground long.
Posted by Laurasinelle on December 09, 2011
Amazing pic!!!
Posted by Egomezta on December 09, 2011
Wow, it is a great image.
Posted by Ionutv91 on December 09, 2011
Nice picture...very nice...
Posted by Joe1971 on December 09, 2011
Nice shot!
Posted by smartview27 on December 09, 2011
Interesting !
Posted by Davidwatmough on December 09, 2011
Nice Scientific observation. David.
Posted by Thanatonautii on December 09, 2011
Nice shot! Winter hasn`t arrived yet in my country but I really hope it will come one day :)
Posted by Jonkio4 on December 08, 2011
gorgeous :)
Posted by Shopartgallerycom on December 08, 2011
Amazing image! Cool imagination!
Posted by Hunor83 on December 08, 2011
Cool image!
Posted by Mariaam on December 08, 2011
I have never seen such a photo! It looks amazing! Don´t worry about the stock potential, we will see what happens. Wish you many sales!!!
Posted by Bradcalkins on December 08, 2011
Thanks everyone! Not sure about the actual stock potential, but fun to do regardless :)
Posted by Francy874 on December 08, 2011
Amazing image!!!
Posted by Peanutroaster on December 08, 2011
Very cool!

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