Wednesday, November 30, 2005

Macro photography of ice-cream

I recently purchased some ice-cream from the Nestle Heaven line of frozen confection. On a whim, I decided to take some macro shots of it.

The process involved a freezer-chilled plate and a warmed knife for cutting through brittle chocolate.

The first victim was of the “Chocolate Truffle” flavour. This is my favourite variant.

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Someone had remarked that this is a “nice shot”, while another person said I have managed to make ice-cream look gross.

After about 10 minutes, which was not a very long time, the ice-cream was starting to turn into a soppy mess. It was due for consumption.

This evening, I got the Caramel Fudge flavour. I don’t like this as much as the Chocolate Truffle, but I wanted to try shooting this.

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I ate this Caramel Fudge after the shoot.



Blogger 5xmom said...

Yummy. Why not leave your teeth marks? It will look even more 'natural'. Hahaha.

12:25 am, December 01, 2005  
Blogger Lao Chen said...

Did not want to risk that, might make it look quite messy. And i dont have perfectly lined teeth, the bite marks would be severely misaligned.

1:22 pm, December 01, 2005  
Anonymous yvy said...

*phew!* thank goodnes i'm no ice cream freak. lol =P coz this would have definitely got my drooling over my keyboard. :D

8:08 am, December 02, 2005  

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