It’s time for another Brenda Photo Challenge! The current theme is Fruit/Macro. I am glad that we currently live at a rental home and will soon be moving out. The neighbors are undoubtedly gossiping about the crazy lady who stands out on her house deck and takes close-up pictures of fruit. Ah, the things we do for the photo challenges!
How do you like this picture of an alien-looking blob? It reminds me a little bit of high school biology class and the views through a microscope! It is actually cantaloupe skin. I altered the image with a colorful background layer, and then further modified it with accented edges and sponge filters. The camera settings were f/5.6, 1/200 second, and ISO 800.
It is a challenge to make a photographic masterpiece of a lowly banana, but I made an honest attempt. I composed this to emphasize the fruit’s curve and organic flaws. I then applied a textured background layer to the photo for contrast between the wood surface and the fruit. After a good laugh about this artsy-fartsy composition, I promptly ate the subject matter. It was tasty, LOL. The image was taken at f/9, 1/100 second, and IS 800.