Using nothing but soap and a macro lens, Janet Waters photographs mesmerizing patterns on colored backdrops.
But she hasn’t stopped there, she’s using her Flickr to create a “visual library” for all of her University students. Packed with experimental photo projects galore, her stream is well worth a look.
Macro Photography Series of Colorful Bubbles and Foam
Bubbles are funny things. And they do especially funny things in threes.
When they roll solo, their natural tendency is to form a sphere. But it turns out that when bubbles are squished together, they prefer to be in trios. When three bubbles come together, they are snug as bugs in rugs.
Take a 360˚ round bubble and divide it into threes. What do you get? You get three 120˚ angles. Now look at those pictures up there again …
Most of those intersections are pretty close to 120˚!! Check out this image from Robert Krulwich:
(Source: photojojo, via thedivinemissema)