A fine art photograph of gem-shaped fruits.

All images © Yuni Yoshida, shared with permission

Gem-like limes, hand-drawn apples, and sweet stilettos are just a few of the subjects of Yuni Yoshida’s vibrant photographs. Combining elements of design and commercial photography, the artist (previously) taps into preconceptions tied to the textures, shapes, densities, and ripeness of fruit and florals. She manipulates each item by hand, meticulously cutting, preserving, and arranging individual pieces. “I pay a lot of attention to food and flowers because I like things that are natural and have life,” she tells Colossal. She has long been drawn to organic materials because of what she describes as their warmth and individuality.

Find more on Yoshida’s website and Instagram.

 

A fine art photograph of a skinless apple with its skin in the foreground cut to appear as if it was drawn on with marker.

A fine art photograph of two stiletto shoes made from watermelon and forks stuck in for the heels.

A fine art photograph of pieces of fruit cut together to resemble an optical illusion of magnification.

A lime carved to look like a diamond.  A fine art photograph of a skinless apple with its green skin in the foreground cut to appear as if it was drawn on with marker.

A fine art photograph of three skinless apples with the red skin in the foreground cut to appear as if it was drawn on with marker.

Flowers arranged and shaped to look like an orange, cherries, grapes, bananas, and other berries.

A fine art photograph of two skinless pears with the skin in the foreground cut to appear as if it was drawn on with marker.

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