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>> Friday, December 21, 2007

Egg and Water #2

"When you crack open an egg you do not necessarily break its secret; but to watch its yolk spreading is to experience all its sensuality"

Judith Baumann

This is my experiment shots with raw egg and water.

For those who are interested in food photography, I used natural light from my window.
The background is the front cover of the cookbook called Eggs. I used the blue-ish tone from the book and "borrow" the feather from there, too.

Here is another shot, but I don't really like it.

Egg and Water #1

Some of you may ask where is the food? Well, some are on the way - just give me some time to sort all the photos out and get inspired to write...

Last but not least, I wish all of you, my readers, a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. I will be away for a few days from now and come back just in time for Christmas Eve. Hopefully I will "see" you guys then, or, early next year perhaps!





37 comments:

Manggy 12:54 PM  

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Anh! Hope you enjoy your break :)

Nags 2:48 PM  

Lovely pics as usual. have a nice break!

Kajal 6:39 PM  

Excellent photo you take my dear and words of Judith Baumann are perfect for this photo. Happy Christmas :-)

Peabody 7:47 PM  

Cool photo.

Susan 9:29 PM  

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, Anh! I look forward to what you will do with that egg in your kitchen.

Agnes 9:31 PM  

Have a wonderful Xmas and New Year! :)

Asha 12:05 AM  

Happy holidays. Enjoy the New year too. I took 3 weeks break and will be gone again until the 1st!!:)
Photo looks gorgeous, you are getting better and better!

Lydia 2:02 AM  

Happy holidays, Anh! (PS -- love the egg photo -- the top one is really remarkable!)

Mishmash ! 2:11 AM  

Merry X'mas & Happy New Year, my friend :) Have lots of food and fun :)

Shn

Deborah 2:36 AM  

Have a very merry Christmas, Anh!!

Happy cook 5:16 AM  

Happy Holidays Anh.
When you come back we are hoping to see more of your wonderul pictures and delicious dishes.
Enjoy the break

Nora B. 10:20 AM  

Dear Anh,
Love the photos and quote.

Merry Christmas and wishing you a fantastic start to 2008. I've been so busy too. Will only manage 2 posts this month. I just posted the DB yule logs, which I only managed to do because I did it 2 weeks ago. I am around, just too busy with other stuff, I'm sure you are in the same boat as me. I will be back in Singapore in the first 2 weeks of 2008, so I'll hopefully write from there.

Enjoy your break!

x nora

Sagari 11:04 AM  

beautiful pics

Seena 3:51 PM  

Anh,
Lovely photo.
Merry Christmas and happy new year!

Gattina 4:15 AM  

gorgeous gorgeous!!!
Merry Christmas to you too.

maybahay 6:47 AM  

Great Pix.
Happy Holidays. Looking forward to your next postings.

winedeb 1:38 AM  

The incredible egg! Such a work from Mother Nature! Great photo!
Have a wonderful Christmas and New Year Anh!
My best,
Deb

Kate / Kajal 2:56 AM  

nice experiment with the pics. The feather does add a wonderful effect.

Truffle 4:14 PM  

Brilliant photos as always Anh. Merry Christmas!

East Meets West Kitchen 4:29 PM  

Love your pictures, even the experimental ones! :)
Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas!

tigerfish 7:21 PM  

Have a blessed Christmas, and a Happy New Year :)

eliza 10:18 AM  

merry xmas and happy new year, Anh!

Ellie 11:53 PM  

Merry Christmas, Anh :) I hope you had a lovely day surrounded by good food and good friends and enjoyed your day :)

Ellie @ Kitchen Wench

Cynthia 9:28 AM  

Merry Christmas dear friend!

Anh 2:01 PM  

Hi all,

Thanks so much for your well wishes! I hope all of you have had wonderful holidays so far....

SteamyKitchen 3:27 PM  

I hope you had a wonderful Christmas!!!

xoxo, jaden

M&Ms... 2:27 AM  

Hope you had a lovely xmas and happy new year! Lovely photo - appreciate your thought process..helps people like me work on my photography skills :)

Susan from Food Blogga 7:18 AM  

I'm pretty satisfied with the photography. Happy New Year, Anh!

myfrenchkitchen 7:22 PM  

I hope you had a wonderful christmas and your 2008 is sparkling with inpiration! I'm looking forward to your beautiful work! I love the frst photograph...the feather is just perfect and the blue gives it a lovely light air as well as a dramatic compliment to the egg yellow...great work.
Ronell

Bri 5:08 PM  

That top photo is gorgeous, Anh! Happy New Year! Hope your break was a good one.

Dhanggit 2:38 AM  

happy new year anh!! love your egg-philosophy post :-)

sher 8:52 PM  

Hope you had a great holiday Anh! Looking forward to your posts for 2008.

Katy 2:27 PM  

Happy New Year! Very cool pictures!

bigfish_chin 5:24 AM  

Hi, found your blog from another blogger. Your Blog is very lovely!
I love Cooking... cheers!
Hope u don mind i add u in my lost.
I just started mine since Otc'07 @ www.bigfishchin.blogspot.com

Orange Fronkey 6:07 PM  

You've been gone for a really long time!

Hope your Christmas & New years was Superb!!

I added your blog to mine :). takecare!

Christy 6:30 PM  

Happy New Year!!:D
Really artistic view of egg:)
An egg means a little growing life of a chick;)

AK 1:36 AM  

wow..nice photo.. i too hope to get make more food..yes, Having good food is part of life.

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