The jewels of a fruit, pomegranates

 

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The pomegranate fruit is originated from Iran and northern India, yet it is said that Iran is the largest exporter in the world, it is know as ” Anar”. Although here in California ], because of a similar climate, the pomegranate bushes are seen all around.

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Once this fruit is opened up, it shows it’s real beauty, the kernels appear like jewels.

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The red seeds are placed like in a cone, similar to a honey cone

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The Iranian tradition celebrates Yalda, on the longest and darkest night of the year, it’s a winter solstice celebration. Pomegranates are one of the significant fruits of this tradition.

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As the red color symbolizes the dawn and glow of life.

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About www.corneliaweber-photography.com

In my photography work I thrive to capture the soul of the moment. I let my images speak the language of stillness and vibration, with that I leave my audience to find their own reflections and emotions. My approach in my work is to lead other's to their own imagination and freedom of dreams. I invite you to visit my web site www.corneliaweber-photography.com
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21 Responses to The jewels of a fruit, pomegranates

  1. You are an amazing photographer Cornelia. I just love the many angles of the fruit you have captured. 😍

  2. arv! says:

    Out here in India, we call it Anar too. This fruit is highly recommended to ill and recovering patients. By the way, I love your clicks especially the close-ups. Do you use prime lens for such pictures?

  3. Megala says:

    Wow! Love those beautiful up close captures, those kernels really look like red gemstones.

  4. Love the power from your colours! Unfortunately because of some (stupid) health issue I cannot eat them! But love anyway your pictures!

  5. One of the most evocative fruits of Creation… timeless beauty. Lovely shots, Cornelia !

  6. Jane Lurie says:

    A gorgeous study of the beauty of pomegranates, Cornelia. I need to eat them more often!

  7. Rekha Sahay says:

    great Cornelia !! your pictures are awesome and informations about Anat too. Its a pleasant surprise that you know the hindi name of pomegranate – Anar

  8. I really enjoy these pictures. Beauty from nature through your lense. You are so talented.

  9. Tina Schell says:

    Wonderful images Cornelia. Somehow the next-to-last really struck me. It would make an amazing still life on any wall.

  10. That is such a great compliment, Tina, thank you so much, I am glad that you enjoyed my work. I am planning on, to have big prints done of that One. Have a great productive week.

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