By: Danya Weiner
As a food photographer I am inherently attracted to the sensuality of food. There are those foods which make my job more difficult, and those foods, like beets that make me excited to be shooting them. On a shoot, I am always on the lookout for the sensuality of the food im shooting, and I try to connect to that place in order to create the most appealing shot. For me, it’s not enough that the food tastes good or that it makes sense from a culinary standpoint, but it has to really look good (I know I sound like one of those superficial girls who only looks at hotties). Even the most delicious of foods that looks unattractive has the ability to dissolve all of my inspiration and creativity. I’m completely biased towards shooting fresh, seasonal and beautifully inspiring produce and food.
Here’s an example: this past Monday we were shooting for the blog. I was in the kitchen shredding beets. The little speckles of beet juice that were shooting around my workspace...
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