Christmas Loaves

© Melinda B. Shiflet

Christmas Loaves

Uploaded: December 22, 2011


I happened across the recipe from my Dad's bread baking ventures, and decided to try my hand at recreating the French bread that he would so often bake to accompany some delicious French cheese sent from our Normand Family. Today I baked my own little French loaves, and relived the precious memories of those times gone by. I cropped the original image, adjusted the lighting and added a spot filter to soften the edges. Thanks so much for looking at my gallery!

Exif: F Number: 2.8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/30 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 250, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 6.10 mm, Model: Canon PowerShot G12


Lisa K. Pullen level-classic December 24, 2011

Excellent capture here Melinda! Such warm tones, great lighting, interesting lines and details, along with wonderful memories. This image tells a great story! (And I bet these loaves are delicious!). Congratulations on a well deserved EP!!! #1432226

Melinda B. Shiflet December 24, 2011

Thanks so much, my friend for such sweet comments! The bread didn't turn out too badly. ;) The memories are precious. I picked up a little bit of Camembert cheese at Martin's last night to accompany the bread, and I might even have to open a bottle of Semillion or French Pinot Noir to wash it down. Ahhh, yes!!! Joyeux Noel, my friend!! :) #9885024

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