Fruit in Bubbles Take 2 - Grapefruit

 Sunday, March 11, 2012

Ever since I posted my Fruit in Bubbles shots of the lime and cherry I've been wanting to try it again with some different fruits and backgrounds.  I think they'd be fun prints for kitchens and so they'd be fun to have in different colors.  So I picked up a kiwi and grapefruit and some different color scrapbook papers and tried it again.  For some reason I wasn't thrilled with any of the kiwi shots.  I may go through and look at them again but I just couldn't get the same details that I could in the grapefruit.

So here are my favorite grapefruit shots with different color scrapbook pages in the background.  In hindsight, it sorta looks like I just digitally changed the background colors (and I probably should just do that next time to create more options!) but in actuality I just hung different colored pieces of paper behind my glass vase of soda water.  Click HERE to see my set-up for these shots.

Grapefruit

Grapefruit

Grapefruit

Grapefruit

Grapefruit

Grapefruit



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37 comments:

Elise Ann Wormuth March 11, 2012 at 10:08 PM  

These are wonderful -- and the colors are just gorgeous. I'm in awe!

Jama March 11, 2012 at 10:20 PM  

wow,so beautifully done! I'm going to try this soon.

Nadege, March 11, 2012 at 10:42 PM  

I've always wanted to try this...wonderful images.
Thank you for the set up tutorial

Barbara March 11, 2012 at 11:39 PM  

These are very striking shots.

Wendy March 11, 2012 at 11:51 PM  

Awesome! So fresh and effervescent!

Lui March 12, 2012 at 12:27 AM  

What gorgeous shots! And you're right. Maybe an outdoor background (they blur into bokeh right?) would look more natural or white/gray paper? But I think you nailed it right!

Sharyl March 12, 2012 at 12:38 AM  

Looks so very colorful and interesting! ...even downright tasty! :-)

namaki March 12, 2012 at 1:59 AM  

I love the universe of macro photography, it makes everyday things look magical !

Annika March 12, 2012 at 3:43 AM  

These shots are absolutely awesome!

Rebecca Doyle Photography March 12, 2012 at 3:44 AM  

Oh you should be selling these photos for lots and lots of money! They are brilliant!

Lisa Gordon March 12, 2012 at 4:17 AM  

Jaymi, these are really wonderful, and I think they would be fantastic in a kitchen! Each is so nicely composed.

Thank you so much for being a part of the Creative Exchange today.

Have a wonderful day, and I will still see you in "Blogland."

lisa.

Tanya March 12, 2012 at 4:41 AM  

wow, these are amazing...so refreshing!

Mira Crisp March 12, 2012 at 4:47 AM  

These are all really nice and I think my favorites are the ones with blue background. Great composition too. Have a great day Jaymi!

Juli March 12, 2012 at 6:57 AM  

Just gorgeous, effervescent beauty - what a gift on a Monday morning! Thank you..I will think of your images throughout the day. All the best..Juli (visiting from the Creative Exchange.)

Mom of M&Ms March 12, 2012 at 8:57 AM  

Love these.. I did a series of these a year or two ago.. Still big sellers...

You did them wonderfully

Lil Mama Stuart March 12, 2012 at 9:03 AM  

love the bubbles clinging around the edge!

amy March 12, 2012 at 9:12 AM  

I like these even better, and I love the yellow background on it!!

Susi aka Sinead March 12, 2012 at 9:20 AM  

Very interesting shots! I love the colours!

Elaine A. March 12, 2012 at 9:47 AM  

I love how you're always experimenting. These are extraordinary! Great job. Gorgeous green background!

CraftyHope March 12, 2012 at 10:06 AM  

These are so very cool! I really like your idea of using them in the kitchen. That's genius!

Em S March 12, 2012 at 10:17 AM  

Very cool!! That is an awesome idea with the colored paper for the background!

A Garden of Threads March 12, 2012 at 10:42 AM  

Fabulous, I must try this. Thanks for sharing. BTW, gorgeous shots.

Sharon March 12, 2012 at 10:44 AM  

I'm visiting from Simple as That.

Makes me want to eat a grapefruit. Lovely photography.

I came to your site because I thought it might be about travel and my husband and I travel quite a bit for our work. My latest photo entry is on Fiji!

Rosie March 12, 2012 at 11:26 AM  

Wow, these photos are fantastic! Great details and colours!

homeschoolceo March 12, 2012 at 11:33 AM  

Beautiful! I think you've perfected this technique!! :)

Love the blue but also the yellow. They would look gorgeous on a wall.

Tatjana Parkacheva March 12, 2012 at 12:39 PM  

Great macro photographs.

Regards and best wishes

melifaif March 12, 2012 at 1:37 PM  

WOW! Of course, I DO have a favorite. The close up with the aqua paper...**swoon**

Spare Parts and Pics March 12, 2012 at 2:12 PM  

Everything is great about these shots, but the best part is the tutorial (so we can experiment on our own). Thanks!!

Emily March 12, 2012 at 7:07 PM  

These are amazing photos Jaymi! I absolutely love the ones with the blue background. That against the pink of the grapefruit is stunning! The detail of the fruit and the bubbles is exquisite. I HAVE to give this a try soon :o). Thank you for sharing!

Kala March 12, 2012 at 8:42 PM  

Splendid details in these photos.

Happy MM

Carmen and Rachelle March 14, 2012 at 4:00 AM  

That is so cool! I love the detail in these photos! They're just amazing! :)

Ewa March 14, 2012 at 8:56 AM  

now, that's one shot that I really have to put on my list to try to capture, this look amazing!

Prem March 14, 2012 at 1:56 PM  

Thirst quenching photos... would look so good as kitchen decals too. :D

Loredana Donovan March 17, 2012 at 7:50 PM  

Very creative, love the colors!

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