I love handmade sausage, cheese and cider so a stroll around the recent European Food Market in Louth – and all the free samples that entailed – was an opportunity not to be missed.

While most other people shot views, I decided to go for details. On the basis that I’d just bought a large bottle of dry vintage Normandie Cidre, the stall owner was quite happy for me to spend a few moments shooting this string of smoked garlic close up.

Believe it or not I actually desaturated this one by 50% – and am quietly pleased with HDR and ‘rustic warmth’…


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  • reachthetop
    reachthetopabout 6 years ago

    Very interesting subject. And I agree with you, the ‘rustic warmth’ goes very well with it.

  • Alf Caruana
    Alf Caruanaabout 6 years ago

    excellent rendering, you’ve kept the texture and rustic feeling of the garlic. nice image

  • Lee Kerr
    Lee Kerrabout 6 years ago

    Lovely colours

  • Andy Harris
    Andy Harrisabout 6 years ago

    Your processing once again makes this image… excellent work!

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