How To: Shoot a Restaurant's Entire Menu in One Day
Food photographer Steve Anderson successfully photographed 40 dishes in one sitting, here's how he did it
By Laurence Chen
1For Los Angeles food photographer Steve Anderson, a new Scottsdale, AZ restaurant’s need for images of its complete menu offered him a challenge he couldn’t pass up. Why photograph every menu item? Because customers of the restaurant who would first be attending films at a neighboring theater would also be ordering dishes on iPad menus with choices beamed wirelessly beamed to its kitchen, and making their selections based on Anderson’s images. For Anderson, the creative challenges were both logistic and aesthetic.