food blogging

#29 - IS SOCIAL MEDIA HURTING YOUR MENTAL HEALTH WITH BAILEY PARNELL

#29 - IS SOCIAL MEDIA HURTING YOUR MENTAL HEALTH WITH BAILEY PARNELL

In today’s episode (29) of The EAT, CAPTURE, SHARE Podcast, I’m speaking to Bailey Parnell, CEO and Founder of Skills Camp. Bailey is also a TEDTALK speaker, researcher and expert in the field of social media and its relationship to our mental health. Here’s what you can expect from today’s episode …

  • We speak about addiction and social media use and Bailey explains why social media is similar to drugs and alcohol in this regard

  • We chat about how we can use social media as content creators without it becoming an unhealthy addiction

  • We talk about how anxiety and social media can be linked and the research results may surprise you

  • Bailey explains what you can do to decrease any sense of anxiety, depression and addiction when using social media

  • We chat about what social media platforms are doing to keep us using them for longer

  • We discuss the pros and cons of being vulnerable on social media and how to set your own boundaries

  • Bailey gives us her top three tops on staying happy and safe as content creators on social media

#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

#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

#15 - SUCCESS BEYOND THE FOOD BLOG WITH TARA O'BRADY

#15 - SUCCESS BEYOND THE FOOD BLOG WITH TARA O'BRADY

In today’s episode (15) of The EAT, CAPTURE, SHARE Podcast, I’m speaking with Tara O’Brady, food writer, TV host and author of the cookbook SEVEN SPOONS. We talk about how being a food blogging pioneer, loving the complexity of food and owning her profession, allowed Tara to develop a thriving career in food. Here’s what else you can expect from today’s episode …

  • Tara talks about how she started her blog over a decade ago and what the food blogging landscape was like at the time

  • Tara outlines how she got into writing freelance for food magazines

  • Tara discusses how her cookbook deal enabled her to moved into TV

  • Tara shares her top tip on how to help people within the TV industry notice you and your work

#14 - HOW TO TURN YOUR PASSION FOR FOOD INTO A CAREER WITH OLIA HERCULES

#14 - HOW TO TURN YOUR PASSION FOR FOOD INTO A CAREER WITH OLIA HERCULES

In today’s episode (14) of The EAT, CAPTURE, SHARE Podcast, I’m speaking with Olia Hercules, chef, food stylist and cookbook author of the award winning cookbooks MAMUSHKA and KAUKASIS. We talk about how she turned her passion for food into an incredibly successful career. Here’s what you can expect from today’s episode …

  • Olia introduces herself

  • Olia talks about how she discovered her love for food and cooking

  • Olia shares her top tip for those seeking a career in food

  • Olia openly discussed the setbacks she encountered along the way

  • We talk about the process of writing her award winning debut cookbook MAMUSHKA