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Posted By: BrianR, 10-26-2019, 06:43 PM

I try to make a pepper photo or two every year, this fall it's a scotch bonnet.

It's in a bed of dried scotch bonnet flakes, and lit with a little amber LED inside. Exposure is 59s, with a little black card blocking the pepper itself for most of the exposure. Think of the pepper as the light source (it's really a diffuser), so to keep a decent exposure on the flakes but prevent the pepper from being blown out, the little card was necessary. Two exposures would also have worked, but sometimes getting it in one is more satisfying. As satisfying as having a years supply of ground scotch bonnet powder in my cupboard.

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creative! Black background sets the image wonderfully.
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creative! Black background sets the image wonderfully.
Thank you Cindy!
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Thats really cool!

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Very interesting photo. Nicely done.
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That pepper definitely looks hot.
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Great colors.

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A fun and inventive image!

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