Spargelsaison - Inspired by Saroj Swain whose pictures make me hungry

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© Robert R. Gaines
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UploadedMay 27, 2011
TakenApril 27, 2011
MakeSony
ModelDSC-H55
Exposure1/30 sec at f/3.5
FlashFlash, Auto-Mode, Return light detected
Focal Length4.25 mm
ISO80
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Spargelsaison, the German season of white asparagus (Spargel), a delicious spring treat we can have here in Missouri too if you grow your own. The German method is to heap earth in mounds around the asparagus to keep the shoots away from sunlight to prevent the development of chlorophyll that turns the plant green. For me 8 inches of mulch or grass clippings does the trick.

10 responses

  • Robert R. Gaines

    Robert R. Gaines said (27 May 2011):

    This composition is based on the little known "Rule of Halves" - I'll eat your half and my half too if I get half a chance.

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield   gave props (28 May 2011):

    Oh my....definitely works for the theme! And now I'm hungry! LOL at your comment. Gets my vote for sure!!

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (1 Jun 2011):

    Cool!! My vote!!!

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (9 Jun 2011):

    Oh My dear Robert.. You have to come to India and I will provide you all Indian dishes!!! I promise!!! But this photography is really mindblowing and I need to go to your place to have this plate!!! So beautifully, you have photographed the shot!!! Love the shot and love your feelings!!!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (9 Jun 2011):

    Yummy!!! Asparagus is one of the few vegetables I like. I have never heard of the white variety. This is a great food capture and perfect for the theme.

  • Sandi Marasco

    Sandi Marasco said (12 Jun 2011):

    The photo is scrumptous and comments too fun. Love it!

  • Maura Wolfson-Foster

    Maura Wolfson-Foster gave props (14 Jun 2011):

    You've got to stop this Robert.....I'm at work and salivating over this photograph - fabulous, indeed ~ !!! ;)

  • Roxana Brivent-Barnes

    Roxana Brivent-Barnes   said (19 Jun 2011):

    Ye, agree with Maura, I am starving now!

  • misha otaared

    misha otaared gave props (27 Aug 2011):

    like everyone else, this image has left me ravenous....

  • Merike Mäll

    Merike Mäll gave props (28 Aug 2011):

    hea meeleolu-hästi tehtud

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