MLiP Wednesday: No comments from the Peanut Gallery

©2013 Musings of the Amusing Muse

©2013 Musings of the Amusing Muse

I was sitting at the dining table the other day, working on some things and there was this fancy, embossed-glass pie plate in front of me, laden with salted, roasted, in-shell peanuts, tempting me.  I love salted, roasted, in-shell peanuts.  I yielded to temptation and I annihilated those peanuts.  Then I thought, “I should take a picture.”  Perhaps it’s a bit morbid, this photo of empty husks laying in a heap… dried out and desiccated like little mummies waiting to be dumped into the unmarked grave of the compost bin.  Mmm, delicious, little mummies.  Morbid or not – I like the photo, and that’s what matters.

I’m quite proud of how this turned out, though it is much more impressive to see on a 20″ monitor.  Originally I took this in color.  I was going to go for black and white, but I didn’t get there because I really liked how sepia turned out.  I cropped the original to what you see here.  And there you go.

My gear:  Canon 30D with a Canon EF 50 mm f/1.8 II

About The Amusing Muse

Deep thinker whose mind operates at warped speed. Philosopher pondering the big (and little) things in life. Storyteller. Office Ninja. Model. Teller of bad jokes. User of big words.
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12 Responses to MLiP Wednesday: No comments from the Peanut Gallery

  1. sassycoupleok says:

    Actually that’s pretty cool. I too like to play around with camera and it’s always fun trying to find a new way to shoot a subject/model or an object to portray it in a different light or setting.

  2. Not many people can say they captured the annihilation of their peanuts. It’s amazing!!

  3. I also have a weakness for the delicious goodness that is salted, in-shell peanuts! And the photo is fabulous! I really like it!

  4. Pingback: Musings on… Find your passion. | musingsoftheamusingmuse

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