Taste the rainbow

Erin made some skittles vodka. The brightly coloured bottles made a great prop for a photo. So I played with a little off camera flash and came up with this as my best shot. The adjacent photo has instructions on how to make Skittles Vodka.


There is one snooted strobe about 6" behind the yellow bottle. Triggered by Nikon CLS. The background is about 15" behind the bottles.

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  • _Roshy_ 6y

    Those look delicious! As much a function of the photography as the skittle vodka, I think :)
  • Adam Loh 6y

  • helen sotiriadis 6y

    very strong composition.

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  • Daniel Jones 6y

  • JenDarling1010 6y

    wow those look fantastic, I will have to try out the recipe, gorgeous!!
  • leaky_tiki 6y

    I really like your photo! I saw it on Explore today! Congratulations! :-{)>
  • Tim Williams 6y

    I'm glad I'm not the only one who has tried this. It works so unbelievably well, too!

    My pictures didn't come out as well as yours :)
  • Hannah Clark 6y

    Isn't it amazing how colour changes objects so drastically? I really like the simplicity of this! It was on the Top Flickr too!
  • chris jd 6y

    Thanks for all the great comments everyone. I'm astonished that it's made it into explore. And to think I was about to pack all my gear up before taking this one!

    twr39 has a good link on his photo which may help anyone looking to make it.

    The colours on yours look nice and strong. Just try adding a flash behind the bottles (or a really strong desk lamp if you don't have one), and they'll pop like this.
  • SoPoo 6y

    beautiful picture.
  • bubbleooooo2004 6y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called J n JJ GROUP, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  • Hakim Alalem 6y

    i love it
  • Paul Holder 6y

    Great stuff...love skittles vodka!
  • Eivind Nilsen 6y

    hmm.. skittles vodka.. interesting.
    Though I think it's so bright it looks more like poison.. but than again alcohol is poison.. (but a fun one :P)
  • RaffertyEvans "Off Line" 6y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Photos that are top in your Flickr, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • Pep Payo 6y


    Great pic!

    I had the lucky to use it for 'My First Album Cover DIY' game on Facebook

    Hope you like it!
  • Mecael 6y

    Where did you get these bottles from? I'd love to try this.

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  • chris jd 6y

    Hi michael. My wife got the bottles from some cheap homewares place I think. Sorry I can't be more specific. If you look around there are lots of different bottles to try and i think they'd all look great.
  • Mecael 6y

    Cheers, I'll have to have a look in charity shops and stuff

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  • Nikki Kratounis 6y

    Looks epic with the light
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