An Obsession with All Things Handmade and Home-Cooked

Fire and Ice


ISO 100, f/3.5 @ 1/50 second

Canon Digital Rebel XTi
Canon EF-S60mm f/2.8 Macro USM

Shot with all natural window light, using a black board as a gobo, plus two mirrors

Author: Hannah (BitterSweet)

Author of My Sweet Vegan, Vegan Desserts, Vegan a la Mode, and Easy as Vegan Pie.

22 thoughts on “Fire and Ice

  1. Your photographs are always so beautiful!

  2. Hannah, I just love these posts that you do occasionally … showing the photo, and THEN showing the photo’s object from a wide enough angle to show the whole set up. Really helps me understand how to do better photography!!

  3. That is an awesome picture

  4. Way to go Hannah… I am so proud of you!
    I love all of the photos that you’ve been posting!
    Keep on shooting…

  5. Please do more of these! I would have never guessed the set up for this picture was so simple. I have SO much to learn!

  6. I am forever in awe of your amazing photography skills.

  7. Oh my goodness those ice cubes look like glass! Awesome picture!

  8. What a cool picture, Hannah! You really are an artist. Thanks for showing us your set-up too! Happy Friday, my dear!

  9. I love this! The interplay of the ice and the pepper is just fabulous.

  10. Yes, I agree! Please post more of these. I love the behind-the-scenes posts.

  11. nice! what a darling little pepper! though i’m sure it means serious business if you bit into it :)

  12. Oh my gosh, this looks awesome!! You’re amazing!

  13. Great photo’s and it’s great that you showed how you set it up. My son is enjoying photography at school so I’ll have to share this with him.

  14. Wow,that picture is awsome!

  15. Thanks for sharing the setup Hannah, I would have assumed you would have used flash there.

    I have so much to learn!

  16. The pepper in that first photo looks almost artificially superimposed on the cubes. . . amazing contrast and clarity! Gorgeous.

  17. Wow Hannah, you are an amazing photographer. Lights, mirrors, accessories – so professional! Great job!

  18. is that a black pearl pepper, Hannah? my spouse and i grow them and i thought, “hey, that pepper looks familiar!”. :) such a lovely photograph, indeed!

  19. wow, just wonderful! a lot of people contrast items for the sake of contrast but i can see a lot of purpose here. very nice.

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