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:
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Lara Ferroni is a former tech geek turned food geek who spends her days exploring the food culture of the Pacific Northwest. As a food writer and photographer, you might spy her learning to make kim chee in the back rooms of a local church, foraging for wild berries, or snapping away in the some of the Seattle and Portland's finest kitchens. You can find her work in publications such as Epicurious.com, Gourmet.com, Edible Communities (Seattle, San Francisco), Seattle Magazine, Seattle Metropolitan as well as numerous cookbooks, including Doughnuts: Simple and Delicious Recipes to Make at Home.