Shrimp Scampi, Cigars and Sous Chefs

I know there are people in the world who do not like shrimp.  I am hoping that they are few and far between because, what’s not to like about shrimp?  They are pretty.  They are a nice color.  They taste like the… Read More

Crab Cakes: A Primer for Eaties

“There is a saying in Baltimore that crabs may be prepared in fifty ways and that all of them are good.”- H. L. Mencken

I’ve seen the Light…another food photography post

Occasionally I teach a class  on basic photography.  Whenever I teach this class, I always start out with how the camera sees light and I use this photo as an example. These two photos were taken within seconds of each other and… Read More

Food Photography is Hard or Think Twice Before You Snap That Restaurant Pic and Post it All Over the Internet…

As a wedding photographer, I have to be able to photograph anything in any light to document all the things that go on in the wedding.  The bride and groom barely remember anything that goes on in the wedding, so it is… Read More