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Amazing

Freediver David Helder Possesses the Uncanny Ability to Blow Perfect Bubble Vortexes Underwater

Freediver David Helder Possesses the Uncanny Ability to Blow Perfect Bubble Vortexes Underwater

August 10, 2014

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Christopher Jobson

French freediver David Helder has been diving for over 35 years, and somewhere along the way he discovered a strange ability. Like a dolphin, Helder can blow perfectly controlled bubble rings underwater. While many divers have playfully experimented with blowing these whirling vortexes, Helder has dedicated significant time to perfecting the technique which he uses to perform dozens of different tricks. Watch the video to see him in action, thing get really interesting around the 2:40 mark. More



Art

Immersive Foam Clouds Tower Over Visitors to the 2013 Aichi Triennale

Immersive Foam Clouds Tower Over Visitors to the 2013 Aichi Triennale

Jan.6.14

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Christopher

Foam, 2013. Mixed media. Photo by Nobutada Omote, courtesy SANDWICH.

Foam, 2013. Mixed media. Photo by Nobutada Omote, courtesy SANDWICH.

Foam, 2013. Mixed media. Photo by Nobutada Omote, courtesy SANDWICH.

Foam, 2013. Mixed media. Photo by Nobutada Omote, courtesy SANDWICH.

Foam, 2013. Mixed media. Photo by Nobutada Omote, courtesy SANDWICH.

Foam, 2013. More



Amazing

Slow Motion Video of Giant Bubbles Popping from Shanks FX

Slow Motion Video of Giant Bubbles Popping from Shanks FX

Oct.7.13

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Christopher

The folks over at Shanks FX (previously) and PBS Digital Studios put together this great DIY video on how to make giant bubbles including some cool slow motion clips of enormous bubbles popping at night. They even invented a “bubble control wand” with an array of small fans. Another helpful tutorial is NightHawkInLight’s How to Make Giant Bubbles. More



Photography

Photographer Jason Tozer Turns Soap Bubbles into Mysterious, Colorful Planets

Photographer Jason Tozer Turns Soap Bubbles into Mysterious, Colorful Planets

Nov.12.12

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Christopher

No these aren’t incredible new high-resolution photographs of newly discovered rainbow worlds beamed back from Hubble, they’re just soap
bubbles, captured by the extremely talented photographer Jason Tozer in his London studio. Armed with a Hasselblad camera and a 135mm lens, Tozer has developed a his lighting technique that requires a giant dome of perspex to illuminate the reflective surface of each bubble. The more patterned surfaces on the bubbles are manipulated with a straw to create the various swirls and textures that might as well be the surface of Jupiter or Neptune. More



Photography

Enormous Bubbles Photographed by Bjoern Ewers

Enormous Bubbles Photographed by Bjoern Ewers

Jul.6.12

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Christopher

You might remember Berlin-based photographer Bjoern Ewers for his role in art directing the Inside Instruments project for the Berlin Philharmonic that went viral a few months ago. His latest work involves a series of bubble photographs titled Orbital that capture the hypnotizing whorls of colorful soap film in contrast with a stark black background. If you’re interested in prints he has several over on Artflakes. (via behance) More



Photography

High Speed Liquid and Bubble Photographs by Heinz Maier

High Speed Liquid and Bubble Photographs by Heinz Maier

Oct.27.11

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Christopher








It never ceases to amaze me: just when I think I’ve seen every possible permutation of an artform or technique—be it figurative sculpture, stop motion animation, or in this case, high speed photography—somebody comes along and manages to do something radically different. German photographer Heinz Maier says that he began taking photographs less than a year ago in late 2010. More



Design

Bubble Tank

Bubble Tank

Oct.9.11

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Christopher

The Bubble Tank by Richard Bell, Thomas McKeown and David Powell of Psalt Design is made to look as if the aquarium is moments from precariously dripping off the edge of a counter top. An alternative name could be the Anxiety Tank. (via juxtapoz) More



Design

A Foam Printer That Produces Floating Designs

A Foam Printer That Produces Floating Designs

Sep.15.10

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Christopher

How is this even possible? I have no idea. It’s printer witchcraft as far as I’m concerned. But I’m still renting one for my birthday. More



Amazing

Alone with his giant soap bubbles…

Alone with his giant soap bubbles…

Aug.19.10

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Christopher

Sly Lebulleur makes enormous bubbles in parks around France. No no, I'm fine. I just got some dust in my eye. (via Laughing Squid) More