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Fruit lamps

Electrochemistry using fruits as the conducting medium, and copper and zinc electrodes. This allows them to carry about 1.5 volts or enough for 4 fruits to light an LED. This led to a great deal of experimentation trying to get the lamps to work and to photograph them. Most of these were photographed using the LED as the only source of light. For some of them I used the room light when it appeared that the photos were getting too noisy from the long exposures
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