According to his Flickr profile, photographer Alan Sailer is “a very, very obscure photographer working in his garage shooting stuff with a pellet rifle and photographing the results with a home built flash.”
He should have a great deal more notoriety because his high-speed photos of exploding food (and other objects) are pretty, pretty cool.
Check out a few more after the jump.
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Comedic tweeter/writer/viral hit maker Adam Sacks has improved YouTube with a new video spoofing the iPhone and the legions of food lovers who use it solely to photograph their meals.
Find more great parodies of food culture with Cooking Channel’s Fodder:
The smell of freshly fried bacon can make even the meanest of grown men cry (in a good way), but every now and again a stunning food photo has been known to cause the same sort of emotional outpour. Given the right circumstance (and angle), enjoying the aesthetic genius of a food photo can even taste better than actually taking a bite.
Long overdue, we dusted off our photo archives and searched for the best of the best and found five of our absolute favorite recipe photos. Just be warned: you may find yourself rubbing your eyes in disbelief.
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Behind the scenes of a food shoot: What happens on-set, stays on-set.
It seems like everyone is a food photographer these days with iPhones, Facebook and the virtual explosion of food blogs. (The New York Times even profiled a few obsessive food shooters.) It’s not just self-proclaimed foodies getting in on the action, but everyday, enthusiastic eaters who are picking up cameras with sticky, juicy hands and showing off their best bites.
Do you imagine immortalizing your grilled steak dinner into a cover-worthy masterpiece for Food Network Magazine? Do you crave claiming first prize in the next online cupcake competition?
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