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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Vegan mushroom soup recipe

I created this vegan mushroom soup recipe for my recent collaboration with Merryhill Mushrooms. I wanted to make a simple and quick to make dish that put the mushrooms front and centre, hence this creamy mushroom soup. To add even more umami flavour, I added a crispy oyster mushroom topping to get that added crunchy […]

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Top 5 food styling tips for photographing pasta

A big part of capturing a beautiful and visually interesting food photography is having strong food styling skills. The main ingredient I wanted to highlight here is these home-grown shiitake mushrooms. To showcase the natural beauty and freshness of the mushrooms, I decided to photograph a simple mushroom spaghetti dish with as little unnecessary extras […]

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Christmas cake photography

One of my first attempts at food photography was to shoot these mini Christmas cakes by Nutmeg Bakehouse. In this post I go through the process of my shoot from start to finish. The idea for these Christmas cakes came from meeting with my dear friend Meggie, who owns and runs her own baking business. […]

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