Blog posts tagged 'lenses'

How to take photos of food in a restaurant

I recently read a blog post by Nicole S. Young on tips for photographing food in a restaurant. Nicole is fantastic at capturing food and I love her work. I own, and reference, her well-written book on general food photography. I was anxious to read her restaurant tips, as most of the time when I take food photos I’m seated in a restaurant. Her advice is excellent, but as I read her article I realized that the type of...

Tips on shooting from a helicopter

When I went to Kauai in September I knew I was going on a helicopter tour. I had never flown in a helicopter let alone tried to takes photos from one. I feel pretty confident shooting from the ground. I usually know which lens to grab and camera settings to use for a particular situation. I wasn’t quite sure what to expect from riding in a helicopter though so I did a bunch of research...

Atelier Crenn gallery added

I posted photos from Jon's and my fifth anniversary dinner today in the Atelier Crenn gallery! The restaurant, located in the Marina district of San Francisco, is owned and run by Chef Dominique Crenn. Her tasting menu is a poem, where each line of the poem represents a different course. The food was delicious and uniquely presented, sometimes disguised as things one might find in the forest. Atelier Crenn earned two Michelin stars in the...