Archive for the ‘Orange’ Category

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These acorn squash have been lounging about in my pantry and finally gave up their green, waiting for me to do something, anything with them.

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Ahhhh…how could I let these gorgeous creatures go to waste? I hauled them downstairs, cleared piles of drek off my light table and used them for models.

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My pantry: a never-ending source of inspiration.

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 My light table (rescued from a thrift store) is a behemoth.  Despite a crazy-quilt of scratches and marks on the surface, it can still produce some pretty fine effects.

There’s no trickery to the photos. The white glass lit from below disappears in the shot and items appear to be suspended in the air. All of these shots were taken with a 60mm lens.

If yesterday’s post was a poem writ in veggies, today’s is a full-throated  and deep-voiced  barrel-chested Pumpkin Song.

Of the 12 or 15 pumpkin pictures I took at the Farmers Market, I concentrated on the stems and tops.  Didn’t think about it.  Didn’t plan it.  Just did it and didn’t realize it until I downloaded  the pictures. If you want to play word association games and the word “pumpkin” gets lobbed at you, I think it’s a safe bet that you will fire back “Orange” or “Halloween” or even “Great” but I will wager that “Stem” doesn’t make the cut.

And finally, as a soft and graceful ending to this Pumpkin Song: