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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78 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.

  11. I enjoy the taste of pomegranates, but they are a bit of a challenge to eat… But you certainly captured some beautiful images.

  12. da-AL says:

    these photos are absolutely amazing, Cornelia! I love pomegranates & you’ve captured my fascination with them perfectly ❤

  13. Ullas says:

    It’s very informative and interesting

  14. Dina says:

    Excellent study of the Granatapfel. I have never seen it like this before, well done.

  15. Thank you so much for stopping by, I appreciate your kind comment.

  16. says:

    Amazing Macro shots of Anaar. Beautiful perspective! 🙂

  17. pattimoed says:

    Gorgeous light, texture, Cornelia. Great macros!

  18. Beautiful photography Cornelia!
    Last picture gives an expression that kernels are about to fall, hold them!!

  19. rajkkhoja says:

    I can visite your site. I read your blog.Saw your photography. I like & So glad.

  20. Beautiful & stunning images.

  21. You’ve captured the wonder and the luscious quality of this delicious fruit.

  22. Beautiful, captivating, very enriching. Thank you. Have a wonderful weekend.🙏

  23. picpholio says:

    This proves that you can look at a pomegranate in different ways. It resulted in beautiful images!

  24. I love pomegranates … and you captured their beauty.

  25. Jennifer says:

    Cornelia, you have such a beautiful website!! I love the floral photography and your blog. The way you capture your photos is really amazing. I’ll keep checking out more of it too. Have a wonderful week 😊

  26. Beautiful and Stunning images. Happy Wednesday. 🙏

  27. George Brown says:

    Very nice photography and interesting insights into the pomegranate. Thanks for sharing.

  28. indahs says:

    Beautiful close up images, Cornelia! I love the way you captured them in multiple angle 🙂

  29. ~mimo~ says:

    One of my favorite fruits growing up in Lebanon . We had trees in the garden. Brings up many memories dear Cornelia .

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