All posts filed under: Food Photography

Capture One Pro workflow with professional food photographer Rachel Korinek

We asked Australian-born, Canda-based food photographer Rachel Korinek of Two Loves Studio to share her secrets for a smooth workflow that helps her capture appetizing scenes and create mouth-watering images for her clients. Read her step-by-step guide for a faster workflow from shoot to delivery. As a professional food photographer, Capture One Pro has allowed me to seamlessly tether a photo shoot, edit and select as I go, followed by efficiently exporting with Export Recipes. An overview of my editing workflow is as follows: ● Tethering and syncing basic edits to each new photo. ● Selecting hero shots using star ratings. ● Editing selected images based on client needs or food stories. ● Taking images to be retouched into Photoshop as a PSD. ● Exporting files into organized folders using Export Recipes. Let’s discuss the workflow approach I take in a little more depth. Tethering & Syncing Base Edits and Metadata. Tethering allows still life and food photographers to make small compositional changes that are important to tell a food story. Capture One Pro also …

A plate of food. Image shared with Capture One Live

How Quentin Décaillet delivers images faster and better with Capture One Live 

As we come out of lockdown, many have discovered new ways of working that better suit a post-pandemic world where remote collaboration is the new norm and clients expect to be connected throughout the process. Capture One Live is the latest tool to help photographers like Quentin Décaillet work smarter, faster, and closer with their clients in a new reality. “I regularly shoot for a hotel. Every three months I go there to shoot a new menu,” says beauty and product photographer and Capture One ambassador Quentin Décaillet. “The art director that takes care of the shoots for the hotel isn’t always on set. The last time I was there, they instead had someone from the agency present.” He explains that because the agency rep had other tasks and was not able to stay on the set at all times, he shared his shoot with them through Capture One Live. “While they were moving around in the hotel, they could keep checking and make sure everything was on schedule and looking good. The art director, …

Spotlight On: Jean Cazals

The Art of Food Photography Foodie Craze In the last decade, food photography has accrued a cult-like following, thanks in part to digital platforms such as Instagram. The meals once recounted on personal blogs (think Nora Ephron’s film, Julia and Julie) have now been replaced with imagery of one’s breakfast, frothy cappuccinos in southern Italy, or the perfect slice of pizza in some dilapidated Brooklyn borough. You get the picture. No stranger to this is Jean Cazals, a French food and lifestyle photographer based in London. For the past 35 years, Cazals has photographed food after 10 years of shooting portraiture, witnessing all its trends and guises, or what he refers to as the “fashion of food.” “I originally wanted to be a heart surgeon,” said Cazals from his Notting Hill home base of London, “But I did not have the grades, and my parents urged me to explore something else, which then led me to photography.” The visceral element of Cazals’ ambitions to be a doctor permeates much of his work. His unconventional approach …