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Category Archives: Food photography

This week has been a bunch of firsts for me: 1st time working with studio lights for food photography, painting with light, and … fracturing my foot.  Despite the injury (which was not done in the studio, but out on a very busy Oxford Street), I was in high spirits learning about the various nuances […]

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It’s just a quick hello from me today.  This week I am attending a 5 day food & product photography workshop in London. After deliberating back and forth over the last two months as to whether it is worth plonking down the £700 for this workshop, I bit the bullet and opted for the chance […]

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Lighting.  Angles.  Plating.  These are some of the concepts that Ellen Silverman discussed and demonstrated during her food photography workshop at the Food Blogger Connect conference last weekend.  Today I set myself the task to apply what I learned using two dishes: tomatoes stuffed freekeh and lemon fish tagine.  Let me just say… Ellen made […]

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I eagerly traded 40+ hours of volunteer work for the chance to attend Ellen Silverman’s food photography & styling workshop during last weekend’s Food Blogger Connect conference in London. Ellen Silverman is the NYC-based photographer who has shot over 25 cookbooks including Gwyneth Paltrow’s My Father’s Daughter. Yesterday she spent 4 hours with twenty of […]

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