Strawberry & Grapefruit Smoothie

Second week of the #eatcaptureshare food photography challenge hosted by @thelittleplantation, and the theme is Beverages. First off is something in a glass. This is a smoothie with strawberries, pink grapefruit and honeydew melon. Simple as that!

The biggest challenge is one that I’ve set for myself – learn to get off auto-mode on my camera and go manual. It does take A LOT more work now that I’m starting to try it out. Aperture, ISO, shutter speed, white balance… If I adjust one, how does that relate to the others? And if I change the shutter speed, should I go up or down with ISO? It’s all new to me, but I’m so eager to learn more! This capture is a little on the dark side, but I’m very happy with how the sunlight hits the glass and makes patterns on the wall behind the scene.