Red in food photography

Red is a colour that appears a lot in different food. It is also a colour that is associated with various emotions, symbols and themes. Specifically in food photography, the way colour is shown affects how someone reacts to the food subject. Does it make your mouth water or your stomach churn? What sort of […]

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Retro food photography series

Like all trends, the retro food photography aesthetic is all the rage. I decided to put my own spin on it and took inspiration from the food, culture and aesthetic of the civil rights movement in 1960s America. I hope you enjoy this retro food photography series as much as I did creating them. If […]

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Food photography on a budget

One of the biggest challenges of being a food photographer is tackling food waste. In an effort to reduce my own food waste, I created this budget food photography series using only ingredients from the reduced section in my local shop. It was an interesting experiment that made me think more creatively about how I […]

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Food photography in Pantone’s colour of the year

This year, the Pantone colour of the year is Very Peri. The shade provided the inspiration for my Pantone food photography idea. I created a series of food photographs inspired by this new Pantone colour. Purple is one of those colours that rarely appear in food and so it posed a challenge to create interesting […]

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The Plant Patisserie photoshoot

The main reasons I do what I do as a food photographer, is to help ethical and sustainably-minded businesses enhance their marketing strategy with beautiful food photography. So when I had the opportunity to do a photoshoot with Edinburgh-based vegan bakery, The Plant Patisserie – I was so excited!  The Plant Patisserie is owned by […]

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