Citrus in Technicolor

Citrus season is around the corner.

Fall is apples and pumpkins; winter is for limes and lemons and oranges.

An apple pie says, “Hunker down.”  A pumpkin pie says, “The cold wind doth blow and we shall have snow.”

But a lemon tart says, “Cheer up.  The sun will come back!”

On a technical note, these are the first pictures that I really altered with RAW conversion.  I don’t think I could have made the colors this vivid (considering the fluorescent lights of the grocery store) without shooting RAW.

What do you think?  Too much color or just right?

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About Rachel

I'm a grad student in the physical sciences at the University of Michigan and mother of one.
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5 Responses to Citrus in Technicolor

  1. Lizzi S. says:

    I like the technicolor here! I especially love the orange in the middle of all the limes. If I had less cabinets and more wall space I’d decorate my kitchen with food photos like these.

  2. Sheri says:

    Love the first shot!

  3. Kat says:

    Technicolor is right! Very vivid. I think you could have adjusted the color without raw as well, I do it all of the time in Photoshop Elements. It’s probably just a matter of playing around with whatever format works best for you…

  4. Danelle says:

    These are fantastic shots! And I’m going to remember what lemons mean in the the middle of winter. Love it!

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