Surfing is a much loved sport and pass-time for many people. It gives the people who practice it a sense of togetherness with nature, and it also helps them focus on the things that matter most to them. It is also, pure and simply, a really fun thing to do. First observed in the late 18th century by European explorers in Polynesia, surfing was and still is an important part of native cultures.
We’ve taken the time to compile a list of our favorite 20 examples of food photography in order to showcase this much underrated art, on one hand, and, on the other, in order to serve as design inspiration for any of you who may be photographers working in this field or just looking to expand your horizon with food photography.
Artists famous for painting and drawing portraits figured out a ton about composition, form, shape, shadow, and framing well before the camera ever made it big. The conventions they originated, back when spending months on a single portrait was the most efficient way to capture someone in the flesh, are conventions that still surface in photography today, many of which initially originated in paintings.