Once a year, right when the Autumn air arrives and as the days become shorter, we make a trek to our favorite apple picking grounds in Solvang, California. We arrived late this year to find the orchards dotted with fallen fruit. But the fruit that still clung to their branches were sweet, crispy and […]
” A man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore .” – Andre Gide Finding courage can be difficult sometimes, but when we do, it’s always the starting point to something wonderful and gratifying. Find your courage through amazing people that inspire you, that support and […]
I watch you from afar The silent discomfort you display in your stance The unsteadiness of your psyche only visible to those who know. Your mask is always firmly in place The puppet you control, willing and able The character you play, award-worthy and true. I see the swiftness of your wit, The tenaciousness of […]
Two weeks ago while filming Shauna and Danny’s Gluten Free Girl and the Chef’s Cookbook promo, we were able to squeeze in some quick visits to some other favorite Seattle friends. Being able to work on a project with Shauna, Danny and Lucy was a treat in itself, but to see Matt from WrightFood and […]
While in NYC a few weeks ago for a shoot and good food, our friend Jaden took us to times square for our first visit. And it was a memorable one with a gazillion people, energy, excitement, lights and more activity than we could catch.
It was a quick, intensive and deeply gratifying trip to Boulder, Colorado last week. Our super star friend Jen Yu of Use Real Butter organized a food photography workshop and we were invited to teach, along with another rock-star blogging friend, Helen from Tartelette.
We just shot another feature for our Portrait of a Gourmand series! We’re featuring of Chef Hasty Torres of Madame Chocolat in Beverly Hills. While shooting some stock photos of her amazing chocolates, we decided to take her outside her chocolate factory for an impromptu photo shoot. She’s so photogenic! The new feature will show […]
Todd, setting up for a fun workshop in Los Angeles. Our next food photography workshop will be in Colorado on June 28-29, 2010 with rock starts Jen of Use Real Butter and Helen of Tartelette !! Jen is hosting this exciting workshop in her beautiful town of Boulder, Colorado. Can you imagine how gorgeous Boulder is going to […]
It was a gorgeous late afternoon at Crystal Cove State Park where we met with Martin from I Love Blue Sea. We photographed him for a feature on our photography series, Portrait of Gourmand. Todd setting Martin up for the next shot. Martin is so tall.
Some mornings we wake up to things which just make us laugh. Usually it’s do to something which our little white monster has done, and this morning was no exception. Looks like some poor dragon met its match. “I don’t know what they are talking about!”
One of the best parts of photographing a restaurant is a few hours before opening. It’s the calm and quiet before the storm of service. We love these moments when we can take our time to wander, capture and watch the staff tend to their pre-opening tasks. Best of all, we have the whole restaurant […]
fried bacon shot at night with speedlight on camera Adding a few step-by-step pictures of our cooking preparations really help readers visualize the process of the recipe. But at night, it’s almost impossible to get a decent picture of food cooking on the stove top because there just isn’t enough light. Shooting with speedlights attached […]
Professional photographers Ron Goldman and Kathleen Clemons are having another online course for food photography and they’re giving away a spot for the class! In collaboration with the folks at The Picture Perfect School of Photography, Ron Goldman and Kathleen Clemons , they’re letting one lucky winner take this great food photography course as the […]
We were hungry, really hungry and so were the dogs. So to fend off two hungry dogs and to appease our growling stomachs, we took this shot really quick because sometimes we have the patience to spend too much time on a photo. Our approach to food photography at home is simple and we […]
Hello from Ixtapa, Mexico! It’s Club Med’s first annual Food Blogger Camp week and Ixtapa, Mexico is the chosen locale to host the 6 days of seminar’s and workshops. Meeting and learning from so many new and seasoned food bloggers is inspiring and encouraging in more ways than we ever expected. In just one full […]