Q: Is the Photographer hands on?
Massimo is the photographer with many years of shooting, coming from a Chef background experience in Asia and Australia. Massimo is very creative with lots of fresh ideas.
Q: Any tip’s we can give us?
Plate food on a 20 cm high box so you see plate with layers and volume. You see food from a different perspective.
Do not cut meat when it’s hot. – rest and use salamander.
Keep vegetables al dente and green they don’t need to be hot.
Do not use balsamic reduction on the rim of the plate. Food is the subject. It will take all the focus away.
Split your herbs in 3 different jars as they die outside the kitchen.
You don’t need to serve on same plates. Looks for different ways to plate your food to create contrast. Rustic old cutlery and dishes always work.
Q: Explain term Dishes?
One Dish can be a plated of food on a plate or a frying pan with grilled food in it with condiments and garnish around. It could be a tray of raw Fish Display. It could be 3 types of bruschetta. Only for PRO package on a table set up.
Q: What the difference between table set background and softbox?
A softbox we can only have one plate nothing else, table set up with have no limit of creativity to add items. like wine glasses, cutlery and props. Bringing in the picture a restaurant fell.
Q: Why 2 angles ? Image explained
Not all food capture well from one angle. If you are cooking whole menu we rather capture from two different angles at the same time. Designers may use top shot from menu – angle shots for social media.
Q: What time is the best to shoot and how long it takes.
We are very flexible with times. We even shot at 12am after service, we understand it’s not easy to shoot a whole menu.
Q: Can you help us upload images to search platforms?
We can help you upload to Google My Business menu tab and Facebook. We have lots of ideas we can discuss what can you do with images to create traffic.
Q: How can I pay?
You can pay cash on location shot, by cheque, Bank transfer to BOV or by Paypal – Credit card.
Q: Can I have the images to keep use them somewhere else?
Free copyright licence so you can use the images in all your marketing platforms,
Q: Is there any hidden fees?
No, this is a one time cost no renewals.