BÜRGERLAND

Now that I have the time to do the things I never had the time to, I’m gathering collections of photographs from my food photography to go on my portfolio. These collections I think are visually strong, show consistency on my style and are eye candy for potential new clients.

FAQ: Chopping Tops and Bottoms of photos

Hi Xav, I was looking at your work on your website and couldn’t understand why, in some of your dish photos, you chop the top and/or bottom of the plates, is this on purpose or accidental? I don’t know why but I like the idea.

Film: A Failure of the Imagination

Since opening its doors in 2015 until the very last service this summer, I had the privilege and honor to document the life and work of the UK’s first zero-waste restaurant, SILO.

Working and sightseeing in Dubrovnik

The last time I was in Dubrovnik was 12 years ago. I remember loving the place and wishing to come back one day sooner or later. Thanks to the current wife knowing someone who knows someone who knows someone who needed a food photographer, I had that opportunity and did a fair amount of work and an equal bit of sightseeing in Dubrovnik:

On winning awards and recognition

Last Tuesday, the  current wife and I got an invitation to a food photography awards ceremony in London. We weren’t invited because of my pretty face but one of my photographs made it to the final on one of their categories.

FAQ: Photographing Food Under Multiple Light Sources

“Hi, I’m only able to take pictures in the evening, my light sources at home are spotlights in my kitchen or a horrible overhead light bulb in my living room. I’ve tried bouncing light off a white surface but it still looks rubbish, I need some tips”