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Henry Hargreaves

We just had to share some of the work of this talented food photographer. The model turned photographer grew up in Christchurch, New Zealand and has a unique way of looking at the world of food. Among his many projects he’s depicted countries and continents using iconic regional foods and photographed the last meal prisoners on death row.

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We swiped to questions from his website that explain his process, head over there to see more of his stuff.

You seem to be “affected” by the cardinal sin of childhood: playing with food. Why do you have developed such a mouth watering artistic obsession?
I always worked in the food industry before being able to be a full time photographer. I was fascinated about peoples requests and what they ordered said about their character and personality. I try to bring this idea into my work by showing the connections visually.

Say something about your process, how do you go about creating your work?
It’s very simple, I create visuals that appeal to me. Ideas can come from anyplace and usually if it makes me laugh or keeps coming back to my mind without writing it down I feel I should try to make it. Once I decide to execute something the only hurdle is my own motivation.

Posted by: Susan Huxter
Posted in: Food, Food porn,
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The dark arts of hamburgery

Are you obsessed with the ultimate burger? Well, then this voyeuristic site is for you: www.pornburger.me. Recently launched, the author’s mission statement, puts his purpose across simply: “My goal? In short; pure carnal pleasure. In long; to concoct, photograph, and devour one sin-tillating burger a week, as an exercise in both my culinary and photographic passions. Lets get weird.”

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P.s Bread & Wine make a killer burger: Wagyu burger, potato wedges, suet mayonnaise & Klein Rivier parfait…

Posted by: Susan Huxter
Posted in: Bread & Wine Vineyard Restaurant, Food porn, Trends,
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Mobile apps to enhance ‘food porn’

It used to be that apps were appetisers in the restaurant game, these days the term is also applied to mobile food photography apps diners use to share their ‘food porn’. Instagram and Hipstamatic are not the only food friendly devices out there, the folks over at FineDiningLovers.com did an interesting article on the best apps to use for this purpose. Here’s our top three.
Filterstorm
Photoshop for an iPhone this app is the whole deal it features even more tools than Adobe’s PS Express. ‘Use it to simulate a narrow depth of field which can make a photo of a plated meal look more appealing, use it as your preferred colour balance app, or even crop if you didn’t get the most pleasing composition to begin with.’
Incredibooth
Use this app to make a photostrip, and tell a story about your food experience.
Over
This one’s for the real foodie, add text to your images, in the forms of notes, details, epiphanies, a great way to record big food moments.

It used to be that apps were appetisers in the restaurant game, these days the term is also applied to mobile food photography apps diners use to share their ‘food porn’. Instagram and Hipstamatic are not the only food friendly devices out there, the folks over at FineDiningLovers.com did an interesting article on the best apps to use for this purpose. Here’s our top three.

Filterstorm
Basically Photoshop for an iPhone this app is the whole deal, it features even more tools than Adobe’s PS Express. ‘Use it to simulate a narrow depth of field which can make a photo of a plated meal look more appealing, use it as your preferred colour balance app, or even crop if you didn’t get the most pleasing composition to begin with.’

Incredibooth
Use this app to make a photostrip, and tell a story about your food experience.

Over
This one’s for the real foodie, add text to your images, in the forms of notes, details, epiphanies, it’s a great way to record big food moments.

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* Photo is from Vanity Fair’s food porn column - definitely worth a look!

Posted by: Susan Huxter
Posted in: Fine Dining Lovers, Food, Food porn, Inspiration,
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