Suzi's Blog

Merry Christmas 2013

Suzen and I wish you a Merry Christmas. Actually, a Happy Holidays. As Suzen says, “Whatever your background or persuasion, everybody eats.” We all share the common bond of the table. And for almost everyone on the planet, bread in some form [flat, tall, thin, round, seeded, stuffed, rolled, gluten free, …] is a glorious…

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On Photos and Rats and Strawberries: How to Shoot Your Food

  Suzie and I love our blog and the ability to share with your our culinary journeys. We’ve learned, from your responses and from what is happening on other food sites, that the opening picture is often worth far more than just 1000 words. If you compare our photos from a couple of years ago,…

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FocalPoint 2 from onOne Software: A Delightful Tool for Foodies with a Camera

Food blogging — and cookbook writing and recipe sharing and … Those are things that many of us do but it’s now no longer just a “writing” activity. To be noticed, to have impact with competition, and to convey the power of your food or recipe message, you need that perfect picture married to your…

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Using HDR Efex Pro for Your Food Photography

    I say this without ego. That’s a great photograph. No, I did not spend hours in Photoshop getting that clarity and all those highlights. All I did was use a wonderful software tool called HDR Efex Pro. So should you. I know. You finally got that great camera at Christmas time. You’ve started…

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