Month: August 2019

A taste of Sven Benjamins’ delicious food photography

I’m Sven Benjamins, and I’ve been working as a professional photographer for the last 23 years. I shoot mainly food, interior, still life, and lifestyle photography. I love to make cookbooks, because it allows me to work on a single project for a longer period of time. It is really special to work with great chefs, and a huge bonus to be able to taste their recipes. Finding inspiration Occasionally, I like to push myself with a fashion shoot. This change of pace inspires me and helps me discover new creative ideas and workflows for my food and interior shoots. For example, on a fashion project I might try out features in Capture One that I don’t frequently use in my other work. I try different styles and adjustments, and when it works well, when it creates an interesting effect or workflow, I am inspired to use this for my other shoots. The perfect recipe for a food photoshoot As a food photographer I work within teams of stylists and food artists. To ensure that …