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Study in Ice Cream Cones 2

Sorry to put two slide shows back to back, but Mercier Press wanted a more colourful photo for the book cover than the ones I sent them previously (see here). I have to say that I think that vanilla could be the new black, and with a bit of melting action nothing more is needed, but I have to defer to professionals! Anyway, the above slide shows are the fruits of a photo session this afternoon, and I shot four cones together to add a bit of colour. I’d love to know what you, my valued readers, think!

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12 Responses to “Study in Ice Cream Cones 2”

  1. September 27th, 2007 at 3:57 am

    wendi says:

    I like 5 and 7. nices shots. yum yum.

  2. September 27th, 2007 at 8:52 am

    Tracey says:

    I think I liked number two best. With that just beginning to fall drip, looks like theres almost enough time to catch it! I also liked the pop of raspberry color in your ice cream cone line up. Beautiful!

  3. September 27th, 2007 at 9:23 am

    jen says:

    My vote is for #7 – the drip on the cone is what got me. Nice work!

    BTW – I redissolved some of the sea salt and let it evaporate slowly to grow crystals – it turned out well. Some big crunchy cubes, as well as more delicate flakes.

  4. September 27th, 2007 at 12:51 pm

    jo says:

    I love the raspberry cone,just so want to eat it right now.

  5. September 27th, 2007 at 3:03 pm

    Lisa says:

    Oh, everyone has a different opinion! I like 4 and 6.

  6. September 27th, 2007 at 9:51 pm

    lorraine@italianfoodies says:

    I’m 5 and 7 too!!

  7. September 28th, 2007 at 2:24 am

    Sheila says:

    4 and 7…

  8. September 28th, 2007 at 9:05 am

    Laura says:

    I’ll have no.4 with a double scoop of vanilla please.

  9. September 28th, 2007 at 12:05 pm

    Jen says:

    Numbers 2 and 7 get my vote… You get the sense of a warm summer’s afternoon when icecream is the order of the day!

  10. September 28th, 2007 at 4:36 pm

    Kieran says:

    Thanks for your input, everyone!

  11. September 28th, 2007 at 8:51 pm

    ren says:

    i love 7. and i hate to be a rabblerouser here, because i realize that the publishers asked for color but i find the red scoop distracting. maybe if there was one raspberry, one vanilla, one chocolate and then one…something else colorful? i just find my eye drawn immdiately to the red and since it is in soft focus, it throws the eye off…or maybe that’s just me. but now i really want some ice cream!

  12. October 1st, 2007 at 6:57 pm

    ryo says:

    My votes are for 5 and 7.

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