Food

All of us at aberdeenphoto.com are “foodies” and love photographing food. Lighting is the most important element but certain dishes have a strong graphic identity and will look striking when photographed from directly above, while other subjects often need to be shot from a lower angle. For a long time, food photographs tended to be shot and composed in a manner similar to the way people were used to encountering their food: laid out on a table setting and shot from an overhead perspective, i.e., from the point of view of the eater. Now romantic lighting, and shallower angles are the prevailing trend. We prefer to present the food as simple, clean, and naturally as possible, and with little props, often using effects such as selective focus, tilted plates, and close-ups. This complements trends in professional cooking to make the food more visually interesting.

We have been learning more about food photography which requires a special set of skills, much like being a master chef. Knowledge of preparation & food styling techniques, working closely with the chef to plate the food for photographing, and utilising the correct lighting & photography techniques are all essential ingredients when preparing a food photograph. Then a few finishing touches will cook up an image that looks good enough to eat.

HIGHLIGHTS OF OUR PHOTOGRAPHY SERVICES:

  • Creative and innovative photography with same day image viewing.
  • Use of the best macro lenses and specialist lighting for food
  • Use of image stacking – taking a range of shots at different apertures and combining them in post processing to maximise depth of field
  • Downloadable link to your finished, retouched images within 24 hours.
  • All inclusive cost effective pricing packages (from £150)
  • Extensive Photoshop and digital post processing services
  • Very high resolution files available – our images have been used on massive bill boards and as building wraps

aberdeenphoto.com principal Neil Gordon LSWPP has provided exceptional quality professional photography for over 40 years.

Over that period, we have moved from film and darkrooms to state of the art digital cameras and advanced Photoshop skills but providing quality images and great customer service has been consistent.

Based at a custom designed studio (with car parking) and office, we work across Scotland (and occasionally further afield) but work mostly in the Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire area including Peterhead, Fraserburgh, Huntly, Banff, Keith and Buckie to the north and Stonehaven, Laurencekirk, Montrose, Forfar and Dundee to the south.

Email Neil or complete an enquiry form to get a quote.

HERE ARE A FEW OF OUR CLIENT’S COMMENTS:

Dana Smith

“I’m really pleased with the photos, thanks. They look great.”

Dana Smith

Eddie Rattray | Aberdeen Minibus Services

“Gents,
I would like to send a big thank you to AberdeenPhoto.com for their help in my company start up. Aberdeen Minibus Services went live on the 1st Sep 2022 and I’ve had a fantastic response which is mainly down to the website that you set up for me. I’ve had many comments from my new clients complementing my professional website, excellent pictures and wording etc. Thanks again”

Eddie Rattray
Aberdeen Minibus Services
aberdeenminibusservices.com

Bea, a Savills client

“Thanks for all your lovely photos and virtua tours. They really show the house to its best advantage.
Delighted with the results. Thanks”

Bea
A Savills client

Alister | Private property client

“The photographs are fantastic. Thanks”

Alister
Private property client

CONTACT NEIL TODAY BY EMAIL OR CALL HIM ON 07813 705 205

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