sydney lifestyle photographer

Still life and food

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why still life?

I recently wondered about why I started still life, and why I'm drawn to these images. My passion began with cookbooks, especially the Donna Hay books. I loved how the photos looked alive and real, just like someone had stepped away for a moment. It's something that I try to create in my own work. But underneath this and further down, hidden under a pile of "it will never happen thoughts" is my own cookbook filled with images and stories about my family and friends. I've had this idea for years before I even started photography, a book that is filled with the recipes from my tribe of loved ones and their stories along with beautiful photos. Something from me, about them, to my future family. Maybe it's time to start!
For now, here are some pretty tones that looked delicious together; too delicious