Sunday, July 26, 2009

Friday My Town Shoot Out - Outdoor Food

Girlichef - Indiana really got me thinking a lot about this topic. "Outdoor food" - is that food that is eaten outside? And therefore photos of food? I thought photos of people taking their food outdoors would be easier. But is that cheating? Or maybe just me being too literal.


See, here is a photo of a picnic by the creek.
You can't actually see any food but you can see that Pam is eating
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and a young family eating their food outdoors:


I came upon the remains of what someone packed for their outdoors lunch:


Whereas this, to me, is literally outdoor food:


we have lots of this stuff:


or this - a crop of maize grown to feed the cows. They look like they are enjoying it:


or food made especially for dogs:


Some outdoor food has to be shared with other outdoor creatures:


and we all need some garnish on our food:


This might be closer to what is expected:

Strolling ladies with icecreams


Our typical outdoor food


My mate, Marty - famous for his smoked eels

But before the eating comes the gathering of food:

Mud crabbing


fishing

Some wait outdoors for their food:



Sometimes you have to compete for food outdoors:


Plenty of outdoor food and food outdoors here - and all of it for me??

I dunno. I'm still confused! But it was fun anyway! :)

10 comments:

  1. Pauline, good morning, what a delight but smoked eels (yeweee!) You shot of mud crabbing is nice on many levels and I liked it a lot.
    the best part though was to get to the 3rd down I had to look through two other entries with beautiful shots. have a great day.

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  2. you did a bang up job on this post! many different perspectives of outdoor food. great job!!

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  3. Great variety of shots. love all the interpretations. Although I cannot eat lamb (my husband loves it) it's simply too precious.

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  4. Great ideas and shots - I thought the lamb was funny and cute.

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  5. Mussel fritters ...I want to try some now.

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  6. Never heard of mussel fritters or smoked eels...interesting! Love the shot of the sheep in the field. The grass is so green! Great photos.

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  7. Pauline, the shot of you having the food to yourself was my favorite. Such a devilish grin!

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