When I’m bored at work I browse a lot of websites, one of them being Uncrate. It’s basically a guy’s ultimate shopping site. They have crap ranging from Lamborghini supercars, exotic yachts and submarines to strangely interesting cereal bowls. Anyway I was browsing one slow afternoon and this oddly interesting bowl, named “Obol”, caught my attention. As I sat there thinking of the bowl’s potential applications, I realized that this design solves my milk to cereal ratio problem.


So I picked a few up. As you can see (additional photo in comments) this bowl keeps the milk and cereal separate at all times. Only when you’re ready to eat do you mix the two. This keeps your cereal fresh and crunchy!


My original plan was to just buy 1 bowl. But then my girlfriend Sangeeta was like… “Well, I want one too!” So I put 2 in my shopping cart. But then I find out that if you buy 3, the 3rd bowl is only a few more bucks and its free shipping so naturally I bought a 3 pack. I now have 3 of these things…


Macro Monday Challenge: Fresh


Taken with a Nikon D300 w/ a 60mm f/2.8 Micro Nikkor Lens


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  • Bob Hallam 4y

    Very creative and colorful composition and an excellent M/C ratio solution!
  • Stacie Barton 4y

    Ha ha ha ha! that would be maddening to me, because I love it when the cereal gets a little soggy...
    Great colors and crafty use of bowl! HMM!
    Seen on your photo stream. (?)
  • T 4y

    Very cool colors and lines, Marcus!
  • catherine segurson 4y

    Cereal looks fresh & crunchy in the close-up shot!!
  • Greg Berdan 4y

    What an incredible idea! Great shot too. :) HMM
  • Sharleen Chao 4y

    Yummy! Great colorful shot~ HMM
  • Lens Wide-Open Photography (aka Joey) 4y

    Great colors and composition! HMM!
  • Michael Lind 4y

    Great composition, the contrast between the milk and strong coloured cereals are brilliant. HMM.
  • Nis Jensen 4y

    Wow - do you really EAT that???

    Great to have you back, my friend :-))
  • Betty Pham 4y

    woah luv the idea lol@ buying 3 of them
  • Usman Ali 4y

    Now that's a cool bowl! Love the vibrant colors!
  • d_rod 4y

    These are way too good to be good for you. I can't resist them.
  • тіімоОw - © 4y

    Cute shot <3 it
  • Lydia Abaté 4y

    that is kind of hilarious, takes away all the time constraints normally associated with eating a bowl of cereal...
  • Graham IV 4y

    Just catching up... This looks crunchingly good! I love it!
  • Zikri Teo 4y

    I always like your cereal shots! Great bowl lol
  • HelC 4y

    What a great idea!!! Fantastic macro too... great colours - do you really eat Fruit Loops for breakfast? HMM!!
  • Martin Turner 4y

    Excellent shot Marcus; love the comp!
  • AJ Brustein 4y

    what an awesome bowl! I always have to rush once I put my milk in the cereal to try to eat it as fresh as possible - but this solves everything! Thanks for the heads up on the site too! And of course, the picture is fantastic!!
  • jeff smith 4y

    unique..great color
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Taken on April 16, 2011
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