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“Which of my photographs is my favorite? The one I’m going to take tomorrow." – Imogen Cunningham

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Day 174 (September 1) - Kiwis

Now that I have a little bit more free time on my hands I decided to set up a shot, instead of my usual 'just shoot what's in front of you' style.

I sliced up a kiwi, got a white background, used another piece of white as a reflector, and then a small flashlight to provide some sparkle on the slices of kiwi themselves. Yes, totally ghetto. I currently have no external flash or studio lighting system. But you have to work with what you've got. The only slight issue is that the flashlight was a little warmer in temperature than the ambient daylight, but I think I'm okay with what that does to the photo. No, it's not all totally pure white, but that's okay.

Let me know what you think. I've never shot food before, but I'm thinking it might be something I could work on in the next month.


  1. Hmm... Actually like the warmer light. Works well with the kiwi and enhances the colour a bit


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