Macro Lemon and Light
Photo fun with citrus
To get the above shot, I sliced up a lemon and placed one of the slices over the top of a small desk lamp.
I was only playing around, but I liked the resulting image. The bright backlight brings out all the texture of the lemon flesh and the seeds stand out.
It almost looks like a sun.
This is a fun little photo exercise that needs no special equipment.
After you get a lemon (or lime or orange) photo you like, start clicking things in Photoshop, and you can come up with interesting new looks for the same image:
And, let your imagination loose, and you can even create some fantastical citrus worlds.
Lemon images and artwork: © Brett M. Christensen — 2019. Starscape source image courtesy of Gerd Altmann from Pixabay