Most of my food photography attempts to make the food look irresistibly edible. Sometimes, though, it’s more fun to simply make art. One of my favorite discoveries is when I capture a truly human moment in the food. Sometimes, it’s planned, like in these pears.
I saw these pears in market, and couldn’t help but think of one pear leaning over and whispering something embarrassing to the other and making it blush. With a little patience getting them balanced just right (and a touch of tape on the bottoms), I think the pears came to life. Although, not nearly as well as this photo, which is one of my favorites.
More often, I find happy little accidents in the photos as I’m reviewing them, like this spinach that was giving itself a hug: