Shooting food and drink photography for magazines…

It’s not rock’n’roll but we like it! As the saying goes. It’s great working with local, national and international magazines – supporting our food and drink clients with promotional imagery for articles. There are a few options here. Cutouts: 100% floating on a cutout background. — White-Outs: These are normally shot on a reflective base (floor) and therefore show a little reflection (known as “wet floor” in the industry. — Or more “Lifestyle” which could include a background, props, action, people, pets – these tend to be more relaxed, wine bottle corks on the table, flour on the kitchen worktop. — …

Shooting Wild Arbor and some top class desserts from Suzu….

It was a pleasure to be included on this development project with Suzu, from www.gourmetglow.co.uk A bit about Suzu – Qualified Chef. Founder of Gourmetglow. Recipe Writer, Development Chef. Renowned for unique flavour combinations 🥑 www.instagram.com/gourmetglow Tasked with a newly discovered bottle of Wild Arbour – Suzu set to work creating these outstanding treats! Very generously Suzu has shared her recipes with us all. Give it a go – take a snap and make sure to tagg us all – we’d love to see if you can make this at home following the method below. BUT above all – please enjoy …

David Smith from Darkbear Bar – “Judge me by my daiquiri!” – Food & Drink Talk

David Smith from Darkbar Bar – “Judge me by my daiquiri!” – Food & Drink Talk Kicking off with the house band! THE LOCKDOWN BAND! Check them out at: The Lockdown Band www.lockdownsongs.blogspot.com More from David and Lloyd www.darkbear.co.uk – Hosted by Richard Budd www.RichardBudd.co.uk  Insta @richardbudd Food&Drink Photography www.DorsetFoodandDrinkPhotographer.co.uk

RUM O’Clock! – Food & Drink – LIVE ZOOM TALK

RUM O’Clock! – Food & Drink – LIVE ZOOM TALK Peter Holland -Sugarcane Spirits Educator and Consultant. More from Peter at – www.thefloatingrumshack.com Instagram @thefloatingrumshack – Kicking off with the house band! THE LOCKDOWN BAND! The Lockdown Band www.lockdownsongs.blogspot.com – Hosted by Richard Budd www.RichardBudd.co.uk Food&Drink Photography www.DorsetFoodandDrinkPhotographer.co.uk

Chocolate 3 WAYS!

Chocolate 3 WAYS! – Food & Drink – ZOOM TALK With Chef Christian Ørner and  Chocolate Maker Nettie from the Craft House Chocolate Shop Kicking off with the house band! THE LOCKDOWN BAND! Check them out at: The Lockdown Band www.lockdownsongs.blogspot.com Christian – www.salt-co.co.uk  @salt_co_chef Nettie – www.crafthousechocolate.com Insta @crafthousechocolate – Hosted by Richard Budd www.RichardBudd.co.uk Food&Drink Photography www.DorsetFoodandDrinkPhotographer.co.uk

Today’s Food&Drink Zoom Talk is with Chef DAN ANDREE from the Beach House Oxwich

Today’s Food&Drink Zoom Talk is with Chef DAN ANDREE from the Beach House Oxwich I’d love to introduce the night in the established way – THE LOCKDOWN BAND The Restaurant – https://beachhouseoxwich.co.uk/ The Band – https://lockdownsongs.blogspot.com/ IOShen – www.ioshen.co.uk — Richard Budd is at www.RichardBudd.co.uk Food & Drink Photography – www.DorsetFoodandDrinkPhotographer.co.uk Dan shares his dish… Elder flower champagne 900g caster sugar 9 large heads of elderflower 2 lemons (juiced & zested) 3g champagne yeast 4tbs white wine vinegar   Method: dissolve sugar with 2liters of hot water once dissolved add 3 litres of cold water, cleaned and strip elderflower florets and …

Shooting product photography for The Wasabi Company – then a handful of lifestyle images for promotion of a new product range.

It’s been a learning curve during lockdown – but today’s photoshoot for www.thewasabicompany.co.uk went really well. Working from our Studio – during Covid 19 – we are self-isolating – however, the show must go on… Products dropped off, 2 metre rules, we’ve been working on setups with the MD Jon via Whatsapp, then sending files for approval remotely. https://www.thewasabicompany.co.uk/japanese-sake A great day, very productive.   I can’t wait to see these images in full, on the www.thewasabicompany.co.uk and social media feeds. Watch this space. We even had time to shoot a handful of “lifestyle” setups – this is where I get …

What an amazing human being – on so many levels – Jax Hamilton AKA JaxFoodHax

The story so far…. Since lockdown we’ve held seven food and drink chats – this is our 8th! To celebrate TWO MONTHS – of live food and drink chat I spoke to an extra special guest Jax Hamilton all the way from New Zealand! Yes, a late one for me and an early on for Jax. I’d love to introduce the night in the established way – HERE’S THE LOCKDOWN BAND singing – Just Can’t Get Enough… — Then over to THE CHAT WITH JAX’s. ENJOY…. (I’m off to the e-greenroom for a rum with the band!) — Richard Budd …

Drive thru Covid 19 – with style….

I’ve been shooting food and drink photography for many years with the Team at Urban Beach – during Lockdown, of course, a lot of problems have hit the hospitaliy sector. But Mark, set to help the public, friends, family and staff through this difficult time – sets up “Drive Thru” Impressive food and drink (with the quality his customers are used to) via a drive-in – Stay-Safe people. AND above all do what you can to support each other during these crazy times. www.takeaway.urbanguild.co.uk It was great to see this testimonial and thanks from Mark himself. “Hi. Just want to …

Dorset Food&Drink Photographer talks all about RUM with Damain Hinds.

Dorset Food&Drink Photographer talks all about RUM with Damain Hinds. The House Band:  https://lockdownsongs.blogspot.com/ Guests include: Damaine (that’s with an “E”) Hinds  Cocktail Genius @cocktailbarman Christian Orner – https://www.salt-co.co.uk/   Behind the camera – Food and Drink Photographer www.DorsetFoodandDrinkPhotographer.co.uk   Host @RichardBudd — Shout outs for Foursquare Rum Distillery Barbados https://www.facebook.com/pg/Foursquare-Rum-Distillery-Barbados-184502984933535/about/?ref=page_internal — Ron Izalco @RonIzalco https://www.izalcorum.com/