Monday, February 20, 2006

A raid on the kitchen

And now for something completely different...

Big, fat red chilli from Zambia

Small, green 'finger' chillis from Kenya

Half a bulb of garlic, origin unknown

Got a bit bored this afternoon but the bright colours of the chillis caught my eye (not literally, that would be quite painful). I also like the more subtle charms of the garlic skin.

These photos were taken with the veg sitting on a white sheet of paper on my windowsill, while the low afternoon sun shone in. I balanced my camera-holding hand on the edge of the windowsill in an attempt to be a bit more steady. Not a very sophisticated set-up, but quite fun...

photos taken with Nikon Coolpix 995


  1. I'm quite inspired by your blog and website. Great photos. I even had a go at snapping some fridge contents of my own. If I feel brave I might even post them on my blog at I'd be delighted if you could drop by and offer any advice on digiscoping, wildlife or any other aspects of my blog.