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From the kitchen to your table
Food photography needs a good source of light and style. Capturing images of simplicity that makes you go Yum! is a challenge.
Photographing cooked food is tricky, it won’t last long before it becomes soggy or blunt, talking to the chef and cooks preparing the food is imperative,
kitchen staff would want to get the dishes out of the kitchen ASAP, talk to the owner, manager or chef right away to ensure there is time allotted for each dish.
Capturing as many angles as possible is recommended to ensure a high range of results.
Shooting on restaurant busiest hours is not advisable.
Food may need to be pair out with salads, drinks, utensils, napkins, table clothes, and the aesthetics of your surrounding background.
Here on assignment at one of Vancouver most prestigious Italian restaurants Don Franchescos was crucial to have all the elements mention above in place.
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