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Old Nov 11, 2006, 7:56 AM   #1
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These don't last long at my house. The lighting was too harsh so I'm going to give this another try today. Too bad, I'll have to make more.

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Old Nov 11, 2006, 12:06 PM   #2
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This challenge is obviously a sweet deal for you. I noted the reflections and wondered if you might not want to try taking the shots using a soft non reflective backgound.

I got some one foot square pieces of felt of various colors (red, blue, green white, etc) from the hobby section of Sam's Club for about a buck each and use them occasionally for a background when I want something colorful that won't reflect back light too much.

Your addiction could get expensive with the price of strawberries this time of the year.


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Old Nov 11, 2006, 6:28 PM   #3
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Nice shots, Vanessa. I don't agree with Selvin's suggestion of felt as a background. It reflects too much light and is too coarse. In closeups or still lifes, the individual fibers show too much. I haven't tried velvet or crushed velvet but I suspect it would work much better. However, it is expensive.


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Old Nov 12, 2006, 4:43 PM   #4
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mmmmmmmmmm.....now put one of these on one of Bob's cupcakes, and pass the coffee!!!! They look delicious, good enough to eat!!
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