When Less Is Not More

I very much agree with the rule "Less is More" when it comes to food photography. There was a time when food photographs looked like Sunday brunch at a resort hotel. "Let's show them everything we can." I believe, though, that the simple...

Dive In (or try to look busy)(or “fleas”)

Photo by Donna (photo commentary here) I do a lot of my writing to Dave Matthews Band. That and Bach (The Well-Tempered Clavier ROCKS!). I don’t know why and I don’t even know if I hear the music anymore. I’ve never written about this because it’s never been...

Visual Gems

Making photos that make your mouth water can be very satisfying, but even more satisfying for me is when my eyes see something that makes me say "Oooooh— Look at that." Little visual gems. It happened when Michael was making his mussels. The noon sun was...

Mussels

Photo by Donna (see her blog for comments on this)I prepared a special meal for dear friends on Saturday, one of those meals that takes the better part of the day to set up. It's been a long time since I spent all day in the kitchen.  Trip to the...