NYTs on people taking pictures of their food

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2010/04/07 11:51:54 (permalink)

NYTs on people taking pictures of their food

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/07/dining/07camera.html
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    joerogo
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    Re:NYTs on people taking pictures of their food 2010/04/07 11:58:43 (permalink)
    See!!!  We are not that strange after all.
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    Re:NYTs on people taking pictures of their food 2010/04/07 12:00:10 (permalink)
    Oh, I dunno if I'd be so quick to jump to that conclusion. :)
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    Re:NYTs on people taking pictures of their food 2010/04/07 12:06:01 (permalink)
    joerogo

    See!!!  We are not that strange after all.



    What is this "we" stuff?
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    Re:NYTs on people taking pictures of their food 2010/04/07 12:14:03 (permalink)
    Those folks who photograph everything they eat definitely have OCD.
     
    It's lunchtime - where's my point-and-shoot?
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    Re:NYTs on people taking pictures of their food 2010/04/07 12:31:39 (permalink)
    "What's the deal" with these people called "Roadfooders" taking pictures of their food everywhere they go?  Can't touch it, smell it or taste it.  Not interested.  (said with deepest apologies to Jerry Seinfeld) 
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    Re:NYTs on people taking pictures of their food 2010/04/07 12:55:02 (permalink)
    It is very obvious that restaurants are now much more used to customers taking photos of their food.  If I get asked about it nowadays, it is usually from another patron and even that is happening less frequently. 

    It is reassuring to know, that CarolinaBob and TravelinMan will still get yelled at occasionally. 
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    NY Times - First Camera, Then Fork 2010/04/07 18:38:26 (permalink)
    Sorry if this is redundant, I missed the original thread.  Thanks Tony Bad.



    Nothing in the Time's gallery that is any better than what is posted every day at Roadfood. 

    You can have your moment of virtual fame, too.  Post your favorite food pics here

    This is the Times' gallery of meal photo submissions.
    post edited by JRPfeff - 2010/04/07 20:21:45
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    Photographing Food 2010/04/07 22:49:48 (permalink)
    Obviously these folks have never met BuffetBuster.....
     
    http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/07/dining/07camera.html?ref=dining
     
     
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    Re:Photographing Food 2010/04/08 19:28:48 (permalink)
    When Jane and I started doing Roadfood, I got kicked out of restaurants more than a few times because the owner caught me taking pictures. That meant that either I was planning to open a competing restaurant or I was some sort of muckraking reporter taking a picture of a cockroach I'd found. The idea of reporting on a cheeseburger or bbq or fried chicken was unheard of.
     
    Speaking of Roadfood's early days, here is a picture I took inside the very first real Texas barbecue we came across, in the back room of a market in the town of Waelder, some time in the early 1970s. I like the cardboard-box decor! If you look closely you can see a knife chained to the table for cutting the sausage links -- a smokehouse custom we haven't seen in a long time.
     

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    Re:Photographing Food 2010/04/08 19:59:21 (permalink)
    Nowadays the table would probably be detained under the Patriot Act.

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    Re:Photographing Food 2010/04/08 20:21:58 (permalink)
    Michael Stern here is a picture I took inside the very first real Texas barbecue we came across

    Michael, that was always one of my favorite Roadfood photos - I think it was in A Taste of America, in black and white, if I'm not mistaken.

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    Re:Photographing Food 2010/04/09 08:18:51 (permalink)
    Michael, do you remember the equipment and film you used for that photo?

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    Re:NYTs on people taking pictures of their food 2010/04/21 08:46:23 (permalink)
    On a related note...
     
     
     
     
     
    post edited by i95 - 2010/04/21 08:47:31
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    Re:NYTs on people taking pictures of their food 2010/04/21 17:09:46 (permalink)
    I haven't bought a new camera in about three years, but a friend who has tells me there's a "food" setting on his...
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    Re:NYTs on people taking pictures of their food 2010/04/23 09:45:20 (permalink)
    I was able to get 2 of my photos posted at the NYT site before they stopped adding them.  Here and here.
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    Re:NYTs on people taking pictures of their food 2010/04/23 09:58:48 (permalink)
    JRPfeff-
    And what beautiful photos they are!
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    Re:NYTs on people taking pictures of their food 2010/06/16 14:53:03 (permalink)
    Our local paper, along with some etiquette tips: http://www.thestate.com/2010/06/16/1333312/capturing-the-foodie-moment.html
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    Re:NYTs on people taking pictures of their food 2010/06/16 15:37:13 (permalink)
    Nancypalooza

    Our local paper, along with some etiquette tips: http://www.thestate.com/2010/06/16/1333312/capturing-the-foodie-moment.html


    "It’s harder to control lighting at night or in restaurants. Your best bet, the pros say, is to turn off the flash and use manual camera settings and a tripod."
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    "Stay seated. Standing up, kneeling on a banquette, carrying your food to a more picturesque spot — all can be disruptive to your companions."
     
    And setting up a tripod wouldn't be?
     
    These ideas seem to be a bit at odds with each other.
     
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    Nancypalooza
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    Re:NYTs on people taking pictures of their food 2010/06/16 16:05:19 (permalink)
    Listen, that's Meemaw's Paper (tm) for you.
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