Food & drink photography
So you know your food is amazing, but does it look amazing on your website? It seems a shame to have a restaurant, hotel, or catering company with fantastic food but rely on bought stock images or snaps taken quickly on a mobile phone. Good chefs like people enjoying their food, and amazing chefs also like having photographs taken of their food because it’s their art.
Most of the food photography I shoot across South Wales is on location, usually at a hotel or restaurant. This means I have to set up a dedicated studio area to keep everything consistent throughout the entire shoot. Some projects can involve interior photography as well, to add to a website or to build a marketing library of images. It’s often not just about the food but the style and ambiance of the place where you eat the food that’s important.
Here’s a wide selection of images taken at venues across Wales, and we’ll start with 16 images from a recent shoot for FOUR Magazine of Michelin Star chef Gareth Ward at his restaurant Ynyshir