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Today I’m diving into the world of macro magic, where I’ll explore the power of color in food photography, specifically focusing on herb ingredients. I’m so excited to share the behind-the-scenes of our recent herb macro photoshoot, where I captured the intricate details, vibrant and deep colors, and timeless textures that make these herbs a […]

June 26, 2023

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Join me on a delicious journey full of color as I take you behind the scenes of my strawberry shortcake photoshoot. Learn how I managed to capture the scrumptious layers, vibrant colors, and irresistible textures that make this classic dessert a true crowd-pleaser! There’s something magical about a perfectly captured dessert that makes you want […]

June 12, 2023

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As a commercial food photographer, I’ve enjoyed working with various clients to capturemouthwatering images that tell a story. Today, I’ll take you behind the scenes of my recentwhiskey cocktail photoshoot, sharing my challenges and the creative solutions I employed toovercome them. So, grab a seat, pour yourself a glass of your favorite whiskey, and let’s […]

May 29, 2023

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As a commercial food photographer, I’ve always been fascinated by the art of capturingmouth-watering images that not only entice viewers but also tell a story. My passion forisometric shapes brings a unique perspective to my work, adding depth and intrigue to eachcomposition. In this blog post, I, Mica McCook, will take you behind the scenes […]

May 1, 2023

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Introduction As the weather warms up, our taste buds crave fresh and bright flavors that are in season.That’s why we always look fondly at our past shoot of this delicious Orange Strawberry Saladrecipe featured in Edible Austin magazine. We wanted to capture the essence of spring in everyshot, and we can confidently say we accomplished […]

April 24, 2023

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Introduction Macarons are a beloved sweet treat, but their delicate nature and need for precision make themdifficult to make. The batter is a meringue with stiff peaks folded into finely ground almond flour.For my photo shoot featuring pink macarons, I decided to purchase them from a local bakery. Inthis post, I’ll take you on a […]

April 4, 2023

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Madeleine desserts: a classic French pastry French desserts have a super special place in my heart. The delicate flavors, intricate designs,and rich history behind each dessert are what make them so captivating to me. My ultimate foodphotographer dream is to travel to France and indulge in all the pastries and desserts thecountry has to offer. […]

March 27, 2023

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I created a stunning image of a new orange cocktail recipe for one of the world’s largest liquorbrands. I practiced beforehand, used props such as vintage mixers and orange peels, and keptthe styling minimal to let the bold and bright orange color take center stage for this cocktail. I am SO proud of the results, […]

February 27, 2023

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Introduction I’ve been a professional food photographer for over five years, and after all this time, Istill love photographing soups. Why? Soup is easy to make and easy to eat (wink), butit’s also full of surprises. Soup can either be light or hearty, healthy or decadent, it canhave watery or thick broth. Plus it’s got […]

February 6, 2023

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Our recent fall soup photoshoot was a true labor of love. We’re so excited to share the story behind it with you. From choosing a simple background with fabric to being inspired by our love for fall, here’s a behind-the-scenes look at how we brought our vision to life with this Fall Soup Shoot. Choosing […]

January 2, 2023