food photography

#27 - THE ART OF FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY WITH ARAN GOYOAGA

#27 - THE ART OF FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY WITH ARAN GOYOAGA

In today’s episode (27) of The EAT, CAPTURE, SHARE Podcast, I’m speaking with cookbook author, food stylist and photographer Aran Goyoaga, known on instagram as Cannellevanille. We talk about the art of food photography and styling, smart phone photography and cookbook writing. Here’s what else you can expect from today’s episode…

  • Aran introduces herself

  • Aran outlines the first steps she took to turn her hobby into her career

  • Aran explains how she conveys emotions and tells stories through her photography

  • Aran gives us a glimpse into how she uses editing to create movement in her still images

  • We chat about the pressures of posting on instagram and how to manage the joy and stress that comes with sharing work online

  • We explore whether as artists we create for ourselves or our audience and how to navigate this dichotomy

  • Aran shares cookbook writing tips

#23 - THE ART OF FOOD STYLING WITH SILVIA BIFARO

#23 - THE ART OF FOOD STYLING WITH SILVIA BIFARO

In today’s BONUS episode (23) of The EAT, CAPTURE, SHARE Podcast, I’m speaking with food photographer, stylist, food blogger and vegan baker Silvia Bifaro. We talk about food styling, finding your voice and the magic of creativity. Here’s what else you can expect from today’s episode …

  • Silvia introduces herself

  • Silvia shares how she found her own unique styling and photography style as well as tips on how YOU can do the same

  • We talk about creative evolution, finding inspiration and pushing through creative blocks

  • Silvia breaks down the technical process of how she manages to include herself in her shots

  • We discuss food trends that are emerging and why instagram keeps rising the bar for food photographers and stylists

  • We talk about why there is no longer ‘one trend’ on instagram and how trends keep coming back

  • We discuss how and why the food photography space on instagram is changing

#22 - HOW TO MAKE MONEY AS A FOOD BLOGGER WITH SHIVESH BHATIA

#22 - HOW TO MAKE MONEY AS A FOOD BLOGGER WITH SHIVESH BHATIA

In today’s episode (22) of The EAT, CAPTURE, SHARE Podcast, I’m speaking with food blogger, baker and cookbook author Shivesh Bhatia. We talk about how to make a living as a food blogger as well as how to elevate yourself so that the best brands find working with you irresistible. Here’s what else you can expect from today’s episode …

  • Shivesh talks about how he started his baking blog

  • Shivesh shares how he made the move onto instagram and grew his audience there to more than 175K

  • Shivesh outlines how he caught the attention of the press and other mainstream media outlets and got featured by instagram

  • Shivesh explains why it’s difficult to sustain growth on instagram and what to do to keep the momentum going

#20 - HOW TO USE COLOUR THEORY WITH BONNIE BAKHTIARI

#20 - HOW TO USE COLOUR THEORY WITH BONNIE BAKHTIARI

In today’s episode (20) of The EAT, CAPTURE, SHARE Podcast, I’m speaking with brand designer, educator, podcaster and brand strategist Bonnie Bakhtiari. We talk about how colour theory and the colour wheel can help you define and craft your brand identity, blog and instagram presence with intention and heart. Here’s what else you can expect from today’s episode …

  • Bonnie explains what the colour wheel is and how it is used in brand design

  • Bonnie notes how important colour choices are in reaching your ideal audience

  • Bonnie outlines how colour psychology can help you find the colours that are right for your logo and brand

  • We debate whether instagram has made us all afraid to play with our creativity and step outside our brand colours and brand identity

  • Bonnie reveals what colours are currently popular and how to stay on top of trends

#19 - HOW TO WRITE A BOOK (PART 1)

#19 - HOW TO WRITE A BOOK (PART 1)

In today’s solo episode (19) of The EAT, CAPTURE, SHARE podcast, I’m sharing the 5 lessons I have learned so far on my book writing journey, focusing specifically on how to get started and take those all important first steps. Here’s exactly what you can expect from today’s episode…

  • I share why now is the best time to start writing your book

  • I speak about the R-word, rejection, and why it can be a great teacher. I also talk about how I’ve coped with it on my journey so far

  • I discuss why perfecting your book proposal is key

  • I talk about why I’m currently not pursuing the self publishing route

  • I reveal what my book is about

#18 - IS PLASTIC FREE THE NEW BLACK WITH CHRISTINE WONG

#18 - IS PLASTIC FREE THE NEW BLACK WITH CHRISTINE WONG

In today’s episode (18) of The EAT, CAPTURE, SHARE Podcast, I’m speaking with Christine Wong, plant-based food blogger, plastic-free advocate and author of the cookbook The Plantiful Plate. We talk about the rise of the plastic-free movement within the food blogging space, on instagram and beyond. Here’s what else you can expect from today’s episode …

  • I candidly talk about how much I love the plastic-free movement, but dislike the self righteousness I see attached to it occasionally as well

  • Christine talks about the first steps she took on her journey to living plastic free

  • Christine speaks openly about what shifting focus on instagram has meant for her and her brand

  • We discuss whether the plastic free movement is having a ‘‘moment’’ on instagram

  • We discuss the role that food bloggers play when it comes to food waste and plastic usage

  • We explore sponsored posts, staying true to your values, distinguishing between need and want and minimalism

#17 - THE BEAUTY OF BAKING WITH JULIAN ANGEL

#17 - THE BEAUTY OF BAKING WITH JULIAN ANGEL

In today’s episode (17) of The EAT, CAPTURE, SHARE Podcast, I’m speaking with Julian Angel, baker extraordinaire, food photographer and the food blogger behind Historias del Ciervo. We talk about how he started his now super successful baking blog, how he learned to develop his voice and unique style and what it really took to leave his 9-5 job and pursue baking and blogging full-time. Here’s what else you can expect from today’s episode …

  • I explain why this episode is my most favourite to date and why Julian’s words moved me to tears

  • Julian introduces himself

  • Julian explains how he started his successful blog, Historias del Ciervo

  • We talk about creativity and what it looks like to explore all aspects of it

  • Julian outlines how he transitioned from his 9-5 to blogging and baking full-time

  • Julian shares what it really takes to become a master baker and we talk through the art of practice and dedication to one’s craft

#16 - HOW TO GET FEATURED BY SAVEUR MAGAZINE

#16 - HOW TO GET FEATURED BY SAVEUR MAGAZINE

In today’s episode (16) of The EAT, CAPTURE, SHARE Podcast, I’m speaking with Alex Testere, senior associate editor at the renowned food magazine SAVEUR. We talk about what it really takes to get your work noticed by the SAVEUR team, how to write good food stories and have a chance at winning that elusive SAVEUR food blogger award. Here’s what else you can expect from today’s episode …

  • I talk through my impressions of the Saveur Blog Awards 2018 and what it really means to win

  • Alex introduces himself

  • Alex explains how ideas for features in the magazine come together

  • Alex outlines how to pitch to have your work featured in Saveur Magazine

  • Alex breaks down the steps involved in developing an initial pitch for the magazine into a featured narrative