Assortment of Spices by Catherine Ferraz

Gathering the spices for this assignment was not easy here in Antigua. It took a while to visit a few local shops looking for the best of the selection. It turned out not too bad but I would have liked to have found a few more. I wish we had a spice shop here on the island. Imagine how exciting… Differentiating between the RAW image and the lightroom enhanced image. Contrast and tone of a subject in food photography using natural light.

Nikon D3100 with 40mm Macro | Exposure 0.4 sec @ f/7.1 | ISO 100 | Focal length 40mm

Assortment of Spices by Catherine Ferraz


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Catherine is a food photographer and copywriter based in Antigua. Growing up in Trinidad and Antigua exposing her to the greatest of food cultures from a very young age. Immersed in a culture of food, cocktails, and wine starting has translated into a keen eye for simple beauty with a love affair for authentic cuisine. She believes that every dish and product is unique and has its own beauty. Her aim as a photographer is to provide the best setting for each individual creation to be beautifully authentic.

Catherine strives to capture the story behind the dish. Her goal with food photography is always to create an emotional connection. For Catherine, food is not just a bunch of ingredients combined. Food represents memories in time, heritage, culture, and love. 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.

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St. John’s, Antigua

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