Shoot it before you eat it

posted on 11th of july, 2010

My family and I recently stopped at a restaurant on our way home from a family outing. We live in Japan so we eat a lot of Japanese food, especially sushi and sashimi. My wife ordered that sashimi plate and before she got a chance to take a bite I grabbed my camera and started taking pictures. The arrangement on the plate was very picturesque and I wanted to capture it before it was gone.

When I got home and started reviewing the pictures from the day I really liked this photo so I submitted it. It was accepted and generated a sale not long after being posted.

So now I have a general rule of shooting my food before I eat it.

Comments (16)

Posted by Pxlxl on July 14, 2010
Nice idea!!
Posted by Airn on July 13, 2010
Posted by Alionaz on July 12, 2010
nice shoot!
Posted by Crysrob on July 12, 2010
Well done!!
Posted by Joe1971 on July 12, 2010
It is great photo!
Posted by Charlydamart on July 12, 2010
Posted by Keki on July 12, 2010
looks yummy!! well done :D
Posted by Irisangel on July 11, 2010
Great shot and good idea!
Posted by Sepavo on July 11, 2010
Very nice. Japan offers many photogenic opportunities for sure.
Posted by smartview27 on July 11, 2010
Great photo!
Posted by Supertrooper on July 11, 2010
Excellent photo composition and lighting! I wish you many sales!
Posted by Melonstone on July 11, 2010
Me too - I read blogs like this and think "Yeah, next meal I'm gonna take a photo" then I get hungry, forget about the camera and just focus on the eating part! Glad you sold your sashimi pic and thanks for the reminder to shoot BEFORE we eat....
Posted by Thanatonautii on July 11, 2010
I can`t help it! Sometimes I eat and then I think that I forgot to shoot it :)) Great job!
Posted by Mihaiciolan on July 11, 2010
I hope this doesn't mean we have to eat everything we shoot :)

Nice photo, congrats!
Posted by Littledesire on July 11, 2010
Nice photo!
Posted by Mariaam on July 11, 2010
Well done. Congrats! :)

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