A Work of Cheesecake, by Bashar Alaeddin

For this shot, I decided to make the cheesecake more of a work of art, like a painting, as how they used to do it in the renaissance with natural sunlight from the side. I had visions of seeing it as a print in kitchens or sweet-shops maybe. Having a harsh sidelight to it was what made it for me plus the dripping sauce made of traditional arabic dates. The green backdrop was my idea to give it also a modern art-piece playing with colours that fit and complement each other.

A Work of Cheesecake, by Bashar Alaeddin

Canon 5D Mark III with 100mm f/2.8 Macro | Exposure 1/30 sec. @ f/4 | ISO 160 | Focal Length 100mm
A Work of Cheesecake, by Bashar Alaeddin

Award Winner: Photo of the Day | June 04
Award Score: 65 (Value 12, Clarity 12, Composition 17, Style 12, Skill 12)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Food Photography
Photograph Location: Amman | Jordan

Photographer: Bashar Alaeddin (Amman, Jordan) Registered
Born in Kuwait City, lived between Jordan and Lebanon most of his life, Bashar has over 9yrs experience in digital photography since he picked it up as a hobby for a course during his university years. Starting from a 2mp Samsung, he is now the founder of a photography & video studio based in Amman, Jordan where his time is split between his commercial day job photographing food, interior, products and portraits; and his night-time job traveling around the middle-east region capturing landscapes, the culture and his favorite genre, long-exposures of the night-sky. He is an amateur astronomer and tried to combine that with his love of photographs showcasing the beauty of the Arabian landscapes under starry nights.

Website: http://adasat.co/
Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/34413965@N02
500px: http://500px.com/balaeddin

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