A new kind of culinary hype is conquering European cities. “Black Food” has arrived in Europe’s trendiest eateries. The visual enchantment of charcoal-colored sausages, served in black buns or pitch black vanilla ice cream is undeniable.
Here the central design element is the soft focus. At close range the image is focused, while the foreground and background soften to an atmospheric blur. This technique highlights a seemingly unimportant detail to give it importance.
Jean Cazals was 19 years old when he decided to become a photographer. He enjoys shooting food on location and travelling abroad where he meets a wide variety of people.
Food photographer Joy Skipper, who is based in London, constantly has food on her mind. When she’s not photographing it, then she’s busy with the styling or preparations for a photo shooting.
Lucy Parissi was born in Greece but now she lives in London where she works as a book designer, photographer and blogger. Her blog details her passion for baking and cooking.
Characteristic of these images: color is the strong design element. In particular delicate, dreamy, pastel colors are at the center of this look, which give the images a painterly quality.