Food for entertainment, and
tasty masticating, is great fun. I am learning that even with so many
variables in play when photographing food, there are some spots in the
kitchen, and angles for the camera, that magically capture the colors and
personalities of the different nutrients just prior to my eating them.
and fresher the ingredients, the more life and color is recognized by
the sensors in the digital cameras. Dinner, that I ate earlier this
evening, would have made a less interesting photograph if I hadn’t
included the fresh, organic tomato from Linda’s garden.
This is another view of Friday’s breakfast.
the angles and it changed the significance in the balance of the
fruits. As a result, the camera also saw different shades in the colors
than it did in the previous image.
was the Shasta Blues Society Jam. John Harrison, (above), split his
playing time between the bass and guitar. He played guitar during the
times that I played, and we had fun.
Pappenheim got back from Michigan, ( or Minnesota ), just in time to
play a set with us. She had been gone for a month or so and it was nice
to hear her drumming with us again.
are plenty of flowers growing around the Treehouse to give me
ingredients for making eye candy, and I harvest as many pictures as I
can stuff in my cameras, every day.
Some of the seasonal flowers seem like old friends that show up at different times of the year.
the first one of these flowers to show up this year. They are
fascinating to watch as they unfold little tubes from the center that
become petals. This goes on for weeks, until there is a pineapple
looking thing that forms beneath the flower when the older petals fall
off. I will try to follow this one closely, so you can see what I mean.
after waiting a week or so, the video that documents my first
successful attempt at making a single serving of whipped cream for pie
and ice cream.
For some reason,
the stores have been quietly replacing the real whipped cream in a can,
with some sort of chemical cocktail called whipped topping. They even
use similar artwork and colors on the cans to trick people into thinking
they are buying something they can digest. This has prompted me to
learn how to make my own out of real, organic, cream and sugar, (so far,
I haven’t tasted the need to explore adding vanilla).
Today’s Tasty Video;
The Real Deal