Food Photography: Ewedu and Yellow Pepper

I’ve been pleased and humbled by the comments and email responses on previous Food Photography posts here and I’m delighted to share more of my work with you. Inspired by an image on Pinterest, I decided to do this shoot with yellow pepper and a fork. I was taken by the simplicity of the concept; minimalist with strong contrast, and the clarity of the message.

Yellow Scotch Bonnet Peppers Isolated on Black background with stainless metal fork for Nigerian and West African cooking, dark food photography and rustic concept
Yellow Scotch Bonnet Peppers Isolated on Black background with stainless metal fork for Nigerian and West African cooking, dark food photography and rustic concept
Yellow Scotch Bonnet Peppers Isolated on Black background with green leafy vegetable spinach in background for Nigerian and West African cooking, dark food photography and rustic concept
Yellow Scotch Bonnet Peppers Isolated on Black background with green leafy vegetable spinach in background for Nigerian and West African cooking, dark food photography and rustic concept
Yellow Scotch Bonnet Peppers Isolated on Black background for Nigerian and west African cuisine and dark food photography
Yellow Scotch Bonnet Peppers Isolated on Black background for Nigerian and west African cuisine and dark food photography

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Food Photography: Okro Soup

I’ll be honest and admit that I wasn’t prepared for how beautiful this Okro looked on camera. Zooming in close, my lenses picked up on those tiny delicate hairs on the okro pod, giving so much texture to this simple vegetable. I fell in love with the pentagon shape of the okra slices and the small white seeds. I wish I had a proper micro lens so I could really capture the intricate details of this beautiful vegetable. Continue reading Food Photography: Okro Soup