Pasta Magic, by Athena Constantinou

A photograph created for my first cook book in the pasta category. I wanted a photo with dramatic background that is why I have chosen a dark background with a contrast of the ingredients and their surroundings. The photo was shot – as always – in natural light and the ingredients that composed the pasta was also the ingredients that decorated the whole photo.

Pasta Magic, by Athena Constantinou

Nikon D750 with 50mm f/1.4 | Exposure 1/250sec @ f/1.4 | ISO 200 | Focal length 50mm
Pasta Magic, by Athena Constantinou

Award Winner: Photo of the Day | September 26
Award Score: 67 (Value 12.5, Clarity 12.5, Composition 18, Style 12, 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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