Figs Salad Special, by Athena Constantinou

I took this photo during the summer month of July when we have a plethora of figs in my country, Cyprus. It is for my first recipe book, in the salads category where tasty, special, and unique salads are prepared for. The choice of the ingredients, the choice of food styling, the natural light, shadows, and composition was the most important elements to create this photo and to complement the rest of the photos in my cookbook. The cooking, food styling, and food photography of the book is completely carted by me, Athena Constantinou.

Figs Salad Special, by Athena Constantinou

Nikon D750 with 50mm f/1.4 | Exposure 1/20sec @ f/3.2 | ISO 100 | Focal Length 50mm
Figs Salad Special, by Athena Constantinou

Award Winner: Photo of the Day | September 14
Award Score: 66 (Value 12, Clarity 12, Composition 17.5, Style 12.5, Skill 12)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Food Photography
Photograph Location: Nicosia, Cyprus

Photographer: Athena Constantinou (Cyprus) Registered
Born in Cyprus, lived in Athens and London, traveled the world, Athena is a food photographer, food stylist, upcoming cookbook author and blogger. Semi finalist at the Pink Lady Food Photography competition 2016, Athena is an enthusiastic and aspiring new photographer, a restless artist that never stops seeking inspiration and creation in every form. With over 45k followers in her Instagram account Athena, is constantly creating mouthwatering images both for her account as well as blog. Her goal is now to be award winning in the Pink Lady Food Photography 2017, her cookbook and to take her photos to the highest standards possible!


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