Soap Bubbles, As Found Art Spheres
Bubble, a thin film of soapy water that forms a sphere. Soap bubbles are rarely found naturally occurring, but are common when people are celebrating.
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Out Of Focus Bubbles
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Soap Bubble external link a thin film of soapy water that forms a sphere external link
2007 LGBT Pride Parade internal link
Fremont at Market Street, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Sunday 15 June 2008)
(Photo taken sometime in 2007)
© 2008 Terry Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
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Bubbles can be recognized as bubbles even if they are out of focus.


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Brave Bubble
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Soap Bubble external link a thin film of soapy water that forms a sphere external link
2007 LGBT Pride Parade internal link
Fremont at Market Street, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Sunday 15 June 2008)
(Photo taken sometime in 2007)
© 2008 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#Bubbles20070000_02


A brave bubble floated on the breeze, but dared to approach a dangerous tree.


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Surprise Bubble
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Soap Bubble external link a thin film of soapy water that forms a sphere external link
2007 LGBT Pride Parade internal link
Fremont at Market Street, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Sunday 15 June 2008)
(Photo taken sometime in 2007)
© 2008 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#Bubbles20070000_03


Either this bubble was on its way to surprise the boy, or the boy was about to be surprised by a bubble.


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Bubble Dead Center
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Soap Bubble external link a thin film of soapy water that forms a sphere external link
Union Street Fair internal link
Union at Laguna, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Sunday 15 June 2008)
(Photo taken sometime in 2007)
© 2008 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
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The bubble hovered dead center over folks dining at the Union Street Fair.


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Huge Bubble
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Soap Bubble external link a thin film of soapy water that forms a sphere external link
2007 How Berkeley Parade internal link
Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, California
(Photo posted Sunday 15 June 2008)
(Photo taken sometime in 2007)
© 2008 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#Parade_05


In the park after the parade this boy was found on the raised platform behind the old courthouse blowing bubbles. Here he had begun one huge and glorious bubble.


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Bubble In Clouds
(6 of 17) (2331 views)

Soap Bubble external link a thin film of soapy water that forms a sphere external link
2008 How Weird Street Fair internal link
Howard Street, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Sunday 15 June 2008)
(Photo taken 14:32:54 Sunday 4 May 2008)
© 2008 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
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The bubble lost focus just before its demise as it headed skyward into the clouds.


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Jewel Bubbles
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Soap Bubble external link a thin film of soapy water that forms a sphere external link
The Old Armory external link
Mission at 14th Street, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Sunday 15 June 2008)
(Photo taken 11:42:22 Saturday 17 May 2008)
© 2008 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
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Bubbles floated near the jewel display and gave off the appearance of jewelry themselves.


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Bubble Swarm
(8 of 17) (2346 views)

Soap Bubble external link a thin film of soapy water that forms a sphere external link
2008 Carnival Parade internal link
24th Street below Mission, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Sunday 15 June 2008)
(Photo taken 11:12:12 Sunday 28 June 2008)
© 2008 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#Parade_3553B


An army of bubbles swarmed to the rescue.


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Walking Bubbles
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Soap Bubble external link a thin film of soapy water that forms a sphere external link
2008 LGBT Pride Festival internal link
Civic Center, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Sunday 15 June 2008)
(Photo taken 13:20:40 Sunday 29 June 2008)
© 2008 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#SF_0752B


He walked and cheerfully and shared his bubbles with all.


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Bay Street
(10 of 17) (2346 views)

Soap Bubble external link a thin film of soapy water that forms a sphere external link
Bay Street Festival internal link
Bay Street, Emeryville, California
(Photo posted Thursday 18 September 2008)
(Photo taken 13:42:20 Saturday 19 July 2008)
© 2008 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
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Bubbles rose high above Bay Street and slowly vanished into a clear blue featureless sky.


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Bubble In Forest
(11 of 17) (2367 views)

Soap Bubble external link a thin film of soapy water that forms a sphere external link
2008 Renaissance Faire internal link
Speedway Meadow, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Friday 18 September 2009)
(Photo taken 16:25:26 Sunday 17 August 2008)
© 2009 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
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Bubbles blew through the woods on their way to inevitable doom.


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Low Bubbles
(12 of 17) (2333 views)

Soap Bubble external link a thin film of soapy water that forms a sphere external link
2008 How Berkeley Parade internal link
Shattuck Avenue at Addison, Berkeley, California
(Photo posted Friday 18 September 2009)
(Photo taken 13:11:56 Sunday 28 September 2008)
© 2009 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#Berkeley_6273BCX


Bubbles tagged along as folks walked through the fair that started after the parade.


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Bubble Gun
(13 of 17) (2328 views)

Soap Bubble external link a thin film of soapy water that forms a sphere external link
2008 How Berkeley Parade internal link
Shattuck Avenue at Addison, Berkeley, California
(Photo posted Friday 18 September 2009)
(Photo taken 13:17:22 Sunday 28 September 2008)
© 2009 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#Berkeley_6324BCX


Fortunately the bubble gun was not used in anger.


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Street Bubbles
(14 of 17) (2343 views)

Soap Bubble external link a thin film of soapy water that forms a sphere external link
2008 How Berkeley Parade internal link
Shattuck Avenue at Addison, Berkeley, California
(Photo posted Friday 18 September 2009)
(Photo taken 13:24:44 Sunday 28 September 2008)
© 2009 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#Berkeley_6395BCX


Bubbles joined the parade as it headed down Shattuck Avenue.


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Casual Bubbles
(15 of 17) (2319 views)

Soap Bubble external link a thin film of soapy water that forms a sphere external link
2009 LGBT Pride Parade internal link
Market at Fremont Streets, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Friday 18 September 2009)
(Photo taken 12:10:44 Sunday 28 June 2009)
© 2009 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#Parade_5581BCX


She blew bubbles casually over her shoulder.


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Recology Bubbles
(16 of 17) (2356 views)

Soap Bubble external link a thin film of soapy water that forms a sphere external link
2011 Carnival Parade internal link
24th at Bryant Streets, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Wednesday 8 June 2011)
(Photo taken 10:14:42 Sunday 29 May 2011)
© 2011 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#B11_5252


One of the antique Recology internal link trucks was dumping a huge number of bubbles out of its back. Not only did this lend a festive feeling to what followed, but decorated the trees above as well.


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Blew A Bubble
(17 of 17) (2358 views)

Soap Bubble external link a thin film of soapy water that forms a sphere external link
2011 Carnival Parade internal link
24th at Bryant Streets, San Francisco, California
(Photo posted Wednesday 8 June 2011)
(Photo taken 10:54:24 Sunday 29 May 2011)
© 2011 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#B11_4765


One young lad riding on one of the truck beds of the parade tried several times to blow a bubble. Here was one of his successful tries.


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