Frozen Berries by Keshia Sophia

I wanted to experiment with negative space by focusing on food with bold colours. I love blueberries but they are rarely given the starring role. Having just come out of the freezer, the moisture of the skin gave a beautiful sheen when caught in the natural light. I used only white backgrounds to highlight the subject. The macro lens allowed for the delicious textures to shine through in perfect compliment to the white surroundings. A real statement piece.

Nikon D750 with 105.0 mm f/2.8 | Exposure 1/20 sec @ f/4 | ISO 125| Focal Length 105mm

Award Winner
Photo of the Day

Award Date
March 20, 2021

60

AWARD SCORE

Value 11
Clarity 11
Composition 16
Style 11
Skill 11

Award Category
Food Photography

Photograph Location
Galway, Ireland

Keshia is a food photographer and copywriter based in Galway. With a background in film, literature and creative writing, Keshia is a lover of stories in all their forms. Immersed in a culture of film and food from a young age has translated into a keen eye for cinematography with a love affair for authentic cuisine. She believes that every dish and product is unique. Her aim as a photographer is to provide the best setting for each individual creation to be heard authentically.

Keshia’s photographic style extends beyond simple texture and lighting. She strives to capture the story behind the dish. Her goal with food photography is always to create an emotional connection. For Keshia, food is not just ingredients combined. Food represents memories, heritage, culture and love. It is perhaps one of the more authentic forms of creative expression. This sensibility has shaped her style into one marked by intimacy. A desire to get up close and personal with each dish, and showcase its beauty from the eyes of the creator as opposed to merely the eyes of the beholder.

Ultimately her work aims to turn every dish into a language accessible to many but reflective of you.

Current Location
Galway, Ireland

Website
https://www.keshiasophia.com

Gallery
https://www.keshiasophia.com/food/

Instagram
https://www.instagram.com/keshiasophiaroelofs/

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