The Nomadic Troglodyte

Writer Out West


food photography

Why photos from your smartphone don’t usually look as good…

So I've been taking pictures with cameras since back when they had those disposable cameras for a dollar that had the little spinny dial and digital photography was considered new, weird, and no one understood how such voodoo was possible.... Continue Reading →

Phood Photos

Set ups for photos. Everyone is curious but most people are kinda disappointed when they see them. Even budding photographers. I don't blame them. They come hoping to see beauty laid out before my camera, lights shining majestically over a... Continue Reading →

Food Photography

I almost titled this post "On the Traumatic Nature of Food Photography." Because it is 3:30 in the afternoon, I had a lovely lunch and a snack, but I sit down to edit food photos for ten minutes, and my stomach... Continue Reading →


Let's be real. We all love good food. And probably all of us love good food photography, too. You probably have an image in mind or a pinterest board, a clear mental picture of that steam curling in the god... Continue Reading →

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