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Feast Your Eyes: Taco Ingredients Under the Microscope

GOOD reader Adam Saynuk sent us these stunning micro-photographs of different taco ingredients.


GOOD reader Adam Saynuk sent us these stunning micro-photographs of different taco ingredients. Saynuk explains that the Hoboken-based Taco Truck gave him 35 little cups filled with everything from red cabbage and diced tomato to Mexican cinnamon and guajillo chiles.

I shot them with a high-magnification lens. The vibrant colors present in the photos are all natural. It's often surprising how much color is available in tiny things that our eyes can't normally see.


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Ten of Saynuk's photos are now hanging in an installation in the Taco Truck's first brick-and-mortar store, and all of them can be viewed on his website.


Photos: (1) Pickled jalapeños; (2) Guajillo chiles; both courtesy Adam Saynuk.
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