Showing posts from April, 2022

'A chef's creation'

Spaghettini Jazz and Grill photoshoot. Whether I am capturing the thrill of a high-speed action shot or the warmth and nuance of a chef’s creation a broad range of skills are needed for successful consummation. "It takes hard work to make it simple."   This photoshoot included a mix of disciplines of plated food photography, beer & wine pours, mixed drink crafting, food prepping, executive portraiture, lifestyle captures, and jazz musicians. You could say it had it all.     Drink pours and serving shots require getting it right on the first take or two. Capturing at the peak moment can be make or break. With the executive portraiture the goal was to capture the inviting staff in their work environment.    I chose to use my Hasselblad X1D2 for its medium format tonal range and incredible lens sharpness. A lens focal range of 35-75mm lens provided the right flexibility and dynamic look. The location had many wonderful scenes to photograph. I added accent light to create a