Michael Edwards



I’m going to photograph some cheese today

and so I'll need the cheese to smile

but what do you ask a cheese to say?


  • Goldfinch60

    Ask it to pronounce Dolcelatte.

    I like the design you have made for my coffin Michael, thank you but i will not need it for a while.


    • Michael Edwards

      Steer clear of covid but if you do need it I can grant you a royalty free licence.

    • orchidee

      Good write and pic M.
      And - you seen a Cheshire cat? They say smile or grin like one.

      • Michael Edwards

        I've only seen cheshire cheese - it will smile if you say 'pickles' very loudly. Cheese hasn't got very good hearing.

        • orchidee

          Can it be a Double Gloucester cat if we can't find a Cheshire one?

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        • L. B. Mek

          erm try a joke, that doesn't chalk: like 'how much weight, in the wisdom of diet cheesecake?'
          if you hear an answer in reply, I doubt the cheese has a smile worth photographing,
          if you sense tiny vibrations: then be ready to snap, before it cracks-up... lol

          like the outline shape of your picture, a new take that adds more depth with its rounded corners, it represents a mental state: ready to 'roll with the waves' and survive till the very end... (at least that's my feeble take)

          • Michael Edwards

            I prefer to gorge on Cheddar - enough to turn the Danish Blue.

          • ANGELA & BRIAN

            Brian here ~ Gut Morgan Onkel Andy ~ You have opened a Gorganzolas Box with a mention of C*E*S* ! In our College - PHOTOGRAPHY - is rightly classified as APPLIED SCIENCE not ART ! We were organising a PHOTO BROCHURE for the Catering Department who is very proud of its *PLANCHE a FROMAGE* ! When the Chef had arranged the Cheeses for the Fotoshoot ~ I solomly addressed them and requested their best CHEESY SMILE ! I swear they all responded and it has *Pride of Place* in the Brochure ~ AMEN. My MANTRA in all things cullinary is always *ASK & You will RECEIVE* Love the Visual - nice pattern for a Cheeseboard ~ think about it ! I have a Poem about CHEESEBOARDS for later !

            Blessings & Prayers to Jeanne & Yourself
            Love Angela Brian Smokey 💛💛💛

            • Michael Edwards

              Photograhy an applied science - well yes in the technical sense but if you don't have an artists eye you won't be a good photographer.

            • dusk arising

              Firstly before i read your post, dammit thats a really appealing piece of artwork today ME.
              Just read your comment about the artists eye in photography... so true. With my beat up old pentax and cheapo darkroom i showed those boys who had all the expensive gear a thing or two. Catier Bresson was a great teacher.

              Say cheese of course..... if i take a pic of you and ask you to say michael, immediately before your next breath there will be an expression i want to capture.

              • Michael Edwards

                Thanks dusk - this one of the last of my fan-like phase - they do take a lot of concentration.
                As for cheese the comments have inspired me to write another one in the same vein (blue vein ?) - will post it some time.

                • dusk arising

                  Lets hope it's another cracker (barrel).

                • The Uneducated O.A.P

                  I have the very thing to make your cheese smile A photo of me driving to the click and collect last week in a bright yellow Pokemon onesie, Stetson and the obligatory face mask. The colleague that served me never batted an eyelid!

                  • Michael Edwards

                    Now that's a sight I would love to have seen.

                    • The Uneducated O.A.P

                      I,ll put a photo up some time soon, should cheer a few people up, lol

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