Pancake Inventor’s Notebook, Doctor Johnnycake’s Pina Colada BBQ Breakfast p21: Big Steel Keg, live coals, one strobe just at dusk, for the bubbling hot barbecue shot. Nothing fake was used for any foodie photograph.
Pancake Inventor’s Notebook, Doctor Johnnycake’s Pina Colada BBQ Breakfast p20: Summer, holiday, festive out-door styling for the serve shot, tilt-lens to skew the focus line. No waste: we cooked dinner with the coals, and made banana bread with the excess fruit.
Pancake Inventor’s Notebook, Lime Ricotta Pancakes p19: Green Depression glass was found in a Canora, Saskatchewan, antique shop during our 2014 “Dereliction” road trip. The moment I noticed the old batter bowl, actually made for pancakes, I saw this ingredient shot.
Pancake Inventor’s Notebook, Mascarpone White Chocolate Pancakes p16: Skewer idea was excellent, first take was awful. Second take is back-lit on an antique glass washboard, as a serving dish, camera angled for best colour, one strobe to light the strawberry skewer, another snooted tight on the dark green calyx, 45 mm tilt/shift lens to skew […]
Pancake Inventor’s Notebook, p15: Twelve dry hills, a mountain of cheese, I was thinking of the foothills and Rocky Mountains west of Longview, Jeep outside our tent, morning golden-hour light, Tornado Mountain (that’s another story). Play a game: identify all 13 dry ingredients in the photo.