September 26, 2013

Bubbles, Cartagena

Photograph by Massimo Rumi, Your Shot

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On Sundays during Mes de la Cometas, or Kite Month, the sky over Cartagena, Colombia, fills with colorful kites moving in every direction. "I knew this was a great opportunity for photography," says Your Shot contributor Massimo Rumi, who on arriving at a park found that the many colors, families, and kids presented a larger challenge than expected. "Flying a kite is a family sport in Cartagena, and I wanted to capture a family moment of relaxation and fun," he says.

Having come across a dog chasing soap bubbles, Rumi first tried to focus on the animal, then suddenly zoomed out. "I wanted to capture the whole family, and the bubbles unexpectedly helped frame the people in such a perfect way."

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26 comments
Nancy Michael Compton
Nancy Michael Compton

I am fascinated with bubbles. I have 8 recipes for bubbles and the best ones ever are the ones you cook.

With glycerine. They last and turn pretty colors in the sun.

pawan kumar
pawan kumar

most of the time wide angle is perfect shot which some story

Ela B
Ela B

I`m feeling  happy just watching it :)

M. Gianni
M. Gianni

Excelente  foto , una composición original,  Felicitaciones.!

Sophie M.
Sophie M.

Great Shot! It's like a happy dream for a kid! Life that is full of bubbles!


TANG PAGE
TANG PAGE

It's just like a dream for me!

K. Huang
K. Huang

everyone's busy with their businesses lol

Justin Sykes
Justin Sykes

The rectilinear backdrop of the rear wall produces the framework for the rest of the scene.

In the middle and foreground the oblique angle of the kite and dog lead dissect the area.  Then there is the softness of the floating circles.  Each area is nicely circumscribed.  Delightful balance.

Sandip Dey
Sandip Dey

So much going on in this photograph. All of them are doing something or other. I like the dynamics in this photograph. Bubbles add a lot to the framing.

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