Not long ago, the frozen bubble of Slovak photographer Daniela Rapavá decorated the title page of The Guardian. It also charmed the jury of the Royal Photographic Society that chose the top few hundred photos from more than 3,500 photos that were presented at a prestigious exhibition in London. The bubble’s name was Levitation, My Novohrad wrote.
Today, Rapavá has a new bubble with the name Buď svetlo (Let there be light) that has also drawn attention from abroad. The photo was awarded the silver position at the SPIE Annual International Day of Light Photo Contest in the USA. Next year, visitors may see it in Paris as part of a scene for the International Day of Light, My Novohrad reported.
“I am pleased that my photo will be part of this prestigious event where there will be significant personalities and laureates of the Nobel Prize,” said Rapavá for My Novohrad portal.
Inspired by citation from Bible
“It’s interesting to watch how the light extends on miniature crystals, as it was born. That was the moment when the Bible citation ‘let there be light’ came to me,” the photographer said, explaining the origin of the photograph name, as cited by My Novohrad.
The recipe for making soap bubbles is easy – it is enough to have water with sugar or glycerol. However, the recipe is one thing; the final piece of art is second thing. She never knows in advance what the final work will be, My Novohrad stated.
“I blow the bubble, the rest is nature’s task,” said the photographer for My Novohrad, adding that light is a real artist.
24. Nov 2017 at 6:50 | Compiled by Spectator staff