Spanakopita, by Athena Constantinou

Spanakopitta is one of the top five most famous Greek dishes worldwide, among the Greek salad, mousakka, souvlaki and tzatziki. Spanakopita seems complex, but really is derived from two simple words, that’s spinach and pitta, which means pie so in English Spanakopita translates into a simple spinach pie. But since Greeks do everything with so much passion, how can a spinach pie be as simple as it sounds! This photo was taken for my blog’s www.cinnamonspiceblog.com post of how to create this stunning dish. The photograph was shot in natural light in front of a south facing window and I have chosen a close up look in order to show the ingredients in the pie and how tasty she is.

Spanakopita, by Athena Constantinou

Nikon D7100 with AFS 105mm | Exposure 1.20sec @ f /3.0 | ISO 100 | Focal length 105mm
Spanakopita, by Athena Constantinou

Award Winner: Photo of the Day | September 24
Award Score: 62.5 (Value 11.5, Clarity 11, Composition 17, Style 12, Skill 11)
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!

Website: http://www.athenaconstantinouphotography.com/
Gallery: http://instagram.com/ladyathenaconstantinou/

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