Shooting in Kitchens

One of my favourite tasks as a food photographer is shooting in a working kitchen. That energy has a special taste, a fizz on the tongue that only comes when you are surrounded by people hell-bent and totally consumed in a make-or-break task. I just love being in that soup.

One of the tricks to making great images in a busy working environment, is learning how to disappear. Some knowledge of what everyone around you is doing helps a lot, and so does working with a minimum of equipment. If you bash around with a big bag and strobes, you become an unwanted distraction. Similarly, if you are unable to anticipate that a bottle of brandy snatched from an under-counter stash will shortly lead to a flaming skillet on the boiling table, you’re nowhere. Having to constantly ask what’s next or what’s going on makes you an obstacle in a busy service. of black cloth we could find, and a singular creative drive did that. est notare quam littera gothica, quam nunc putamus parum claram, anteposuerit litterarum formas humanitatis per seacula quarta decima et quinta decima. Eodem modo typi, qui nunc nobis videntur parum clari, fiant sollemnes in futurum.