I worked on a food shoot in Manchester with a food stylist Tom Citarella which was a Christmas food shoot, not too over the top on the Christmas props which is something that I think works well.
The food is mainly a Wellington, not a traditional one but Chef Tom was telling me how it’s not really a Wellington but it has to be called something. All the normal trimmings around it which helps frame the shot nicely.
Can be tricky to get the over head shots but the big camera stand comes in very useful for shots like this. Also because of time restrictions I used the same lighting set-up for both the over head view and the lower angle too.
I have included BTS images to show how the shot came together, the set-up used etc, take a look at my Facebook page to see more BTS images. The images are used for brand marketing and social media uses for Russell Hobbs new product.
I have worked with Tom Citarella on many shoots and would recommend using his services to other photographers or events, he even does food demo’s.
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