Thandai/ Dry-Fruits Milky Cooler | Re-visiting Food Photos Through the Lens Series – 3

“If I saw something in my viewfinder that looked familiar to me, I would do something to shake it up.” – Garry Winogrand

IMG_0718 Life truly comes a full circle! 2 years ago I went to mother’s place and whipped up some truly delectable goodies but didn’t do justice to them when seeing through the camera.

This year I went with the intention of re-shooting those goodies. I managed just  3 of them. Two of which I’ve already presented. If you haven’t seen, go take a peek at Raw Mango Cooler/ Aam ka Panna & Wood Apple Sherbet/ Bael ka Sherbet.

Thandai/ Dry-Fruits Milky Cooler

Thandai/ Dry-Fruits Milky Cooler

When I posted my Revisiting Series tag on Google+ I got such fantastic response, I couldn’t believe. I was touched and overwhelmed. I have personally found interacting on Google+ easier and meaningful than Twitter. To some extent I believe Chef Dennis Littley agrees with me. He has written a very informative post about Food Blogger’s Guide to understanding Google+. Check it out and you would surely come back a gainer.

Well coming back to Re-visiting Food Photos through the Lens Series, I re-shot my 3rd beverage – Thandai or Dry-Fruits Milk.

Thandai/ Dry-Fruits Milky Cooler

Thandai/ Dry-Fruits Milky Cooler

This re-shoot is also not perfect, which to my dismay I realized much later in the day when I had come back from her place. But nevertheless it was a big improvement on my first shoot.

I had chosen a round wood table with intricate surface design. However I did not pay enough attention to the fact that it was a round table and would leave gaping holes in corners which would even cropping very difficult. Well one important lesson learned!

Barring that I found the pale yellow picked up nicely against the dark wood background.

Thandai/ Dry-Fruits Milky Cooler

Thandai/ Dry-Fruits Milky Cooler

For recipe, hop on to Thandai posted way back in 2011.

I will try and continue doing this series on a monthly basis. And improve my photography skills along the way. Stay tuned and do share what you think Chef Dennis’s post on Google+.

You can see how my Re-visit Series compared to the original at a glance here.

Sending this to Walking through the Memory Lane hosted by Avika & an event started by Gayathri