groceries in transit

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    For the pool -

    Taking the shot (Canon Powershot S2 IS):
    - Took about 6 shots in a row, trying to hold the camera still enough to get a decent image
    - In total the shot took about 1 minute to setup, shoot and walk away.
    - Wide angle lense (0.75x).
    - Av mode - increased the aperature to get a longer depth of field, which resulted in a slow shutter speed, so I rested the camera on my foot.

    Modifying the shot (iPhoto):
    - Increased the contrast just a bit (+3ish). Wanted more contrast.. :)
    - Increaseed saturation just a bit (+3ish). Colors weren't right - adjusted until it felt like it did when I was there.

    General Comments:
    - Yes, tropicana was on sale.
    - Yes, Fiesta Farms is the best grocery store around (and extremely close).

    Fiesta Farms Grocery Store - PlanetEye

    elenithecamera, NH Bisel, and 8 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. ɹǝʇǝd 93 months ago | reply

      I hope you got some of those Rice Krispies squares.

    2. qmnonic 93 months ago | reply

      heh.. which is why I adjusted the contrast - wanted those rice krispies to stand out. :)

    3. ronestar 93 months ago | reply

      is that one of those tofu products beside the bounce?

    4. qmnonic 93 months ago | reply

      yes. unfortunately, I now prefer that stuff over meat.

    5. qmnonic 89 months ago | reply

      might be included in the "going to the grocery" release at www.hiyah.net

    6. qmnonic 66 months ago | reply

      Appears in the winter 2008 edition of the Armies Family Quarterly Journal (www.afj.org.uk)

    7. sixzilly 57 months ago | reply

      I used it on my blog www.lausannemom.com/?p=1385. Thanks!

    8. LToTheYnn 43 months ago | reply

      Great shot. I used it on my blog for a post about grocery store shoppers www.mercurymambo.com/blog/2010/10/getting-to-know-hispani...

    9. BundleHQ 42 months ago | reply

      Great photo! Thanks for making it Creative Commons. We loved it so much we used it to illustrate this story:

      money.bundle.com/article/42-million-americans-now-use-foo...

    10. seickemeyer2000 41 months ago | reply

      I used this image for my blog post: www.mamaeve.com/index.php/caring-for-baby-a-toddler/safet...

      Thank you for sharing!

    11. PezMan23 27 months ago | reply

      Looks like Life Hacker used this photo again for a different article. Nice shot!

    12. Project Casting 21 months ago | reply

      This picture is wonderful! I'd like to use it in our blog projectcasting.com scheduled for posting August 1 2012, with your name given with photo credit and a link back to your flickr page. If you do not wish to have your work reproduced then please email me back at admin@projectcasting.com with a link to the picture and I'll have it removed from our postings. Thank you for sharing on creative commons!!!

    13. Goedeker's 2 months ago | reply

      Great photo! We used it in our blog post "How to Save Money on Groceries Without Coupons" here: www.goedekers.com/blog/save-money-groceries-without-coupons/

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