On Assignment: Food Photography

This assignment took place about a week ago at a new spot in Half way tree, Kingston, Jamaica called ABar i kinda liked the name because of its simplicity its Abar (pun intended) lol. anyway.

For this image I took one umbrella as a modifier and decided last minute i wanted to use two lights (enter the SBIII) used the sb28 modified with the sbIII (always in my camera bag alllways) mounted to my trusty joby gorilla pod (also a must have in the camera bag) I like the flexibility the sbIII and the gorilla pod gives me, if i head out on an assignment with no plans to light something and it just so happens that I must, I can make a solid photo with that one light and i wont have difficulties cause i can find something to wrap that gorilla pod mounted speedlight onto (chair, tree, post, column w/e).

Below is the setup photo

The images were shot at 1/250th of a second, f/5 and iso 100 (lowest iso for cleanest file.. debatable with nikon though as 200 is apparently the native lowest iso)

Here are the resulting images from the setup.

Here’s the detail on the restaurant the Food dish and so on

Author: Taylor

Award winning photojournalist specializing in lifestyle oriented assignments but not limited to that field. My other area of interest is sports and environmental portraiture I've photographed many fashion editorials for the Jamaica Gleaner's Flair Magazine among other photojournalism assignments for the gleaners daily publications ranging from sports, special features, food, lifestyle and Hard News. My inspirations come from photographers such as Joe McNally, Chase Jarvis, David Hobby, Annie Leibovitz, Jerry Ghionis, Joe Buissink among others. The long and short of it all though is I love taking photos and Making things look beautiful..

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