Monday, November 7, 2011

Red pears and white ironstone…

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(photo for Texture Tuesday challenge “2”

I used two pears with one pear cut in two and used two textures,

Aurora and Just Cause both at softlight mode, 80% opacity)

Coming home from our conference in California we stopped at the Harry and David outlet in Medford, Oregon.

I bought these beautiful red pears and some of my favorite honeycrisp apples.

I also bought some old-fashioned Walnettos candies.

Once in a while my daddy would bring them home to us in his lunch box for a special treat.

Harry and David is the only place I’ve seen them, though they are available other places online.

Anyone else remember Walnettos?

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Anyway, back to the red pears.

They were so pretty I did a little photography still life with them and some fall leaves.

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The pears are nested in a white Meakin English Ironstone bowl found at Goodwill.

Both of my most frequented grocery stores have a Goodwill and a Salvation Army right next to them.

It’s all too easy to pop over there for a quick peek to see if there are any treasures in housewares

when I go to the grocery store!

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Still following,

Elizabeth




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14 comments:

  1. Simple pleasures really ARE the best!

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  2. Beautiful red pears....beautifully "paired" with the ironstone and that red and white towel!

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  3. Oh, yes, I remember Walnettos! I love the red pears - my mouth thinks it can taste them! How I wish I lived where my grocery shopping took me near the Goodwill. Maybe I should change where I shop!
    ~Adrienne~

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  4. Thank you - I absolutely love your Blog. The processing and images are beautiful. kareninkenai

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  5. I love the texture on the pear skin. :)

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  6. Beautiful still life photos! I love the simple beauty.

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  7. These pears are so perfect! How did you keep them long enough to photograph them?

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  8. Really stunningly beautiful. I love that you left the water droplets!!!

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  9. This really appeals to me for some reason. I don't know if it's the color combination or the simplicity of it.

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  10. Oh wow, looks like I could reach out, grab one and eat it--they are so beautiful and I look them peared (pun intended) with the autumn leaves--

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  11. lovely shots! just beautiful..

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  12. Very pretty! I love the towels :)

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