Come on a Food Photography Safari with me

There’s no place like Brooklyn for the holidays. I’m sticking around this year, except for a Christmas trip over to Jersey. And if you’re also kicking it in NYC, then there’s plenty of fun to be had. Specifically, this fantastic day of food and photography that my friends at Photojojo, the Whisk & Ladle Supper Club and I are collaborating on.

This is the third Photojojo Safari to take place in New York City. I had the good fortune of attending the first one, where 100 or so amateur photographers and I followed Jake Dobkin around DUMBO checking out the street art and snapping photos of them to share at an afterparty. I met Steph Goralnick there, who is heading the NYC chapter of these events. This is what we came up with, along with Mark from Whisk & Ladle.

The party will include food demonstrations from an assortment of special guests. At the request of so many, I’m offering a pie crust lattice weaving/cut-out decorating demonstration. There will be a slideshow of food photography throughout the years, tips on lighting and other technicalities, and lots of food, wine and cocktails. Finally, there will be a “Most Photogenic” food contest, and anyone who brings in their most spectacular homemade work of edible art can come to the event free! The winner will receive a modest prize. Email me (cathy[at] if you’re interested in entering — and please be willing to serve your creation (think at least 10 servings, please).

Space is limited, so please sign up at Photojojo to RSVP soon! Lights! Camera! Let’s eat!

Photojojo Food Photography Safari
Sunday, December 28th, 5pm.
$15/person, includes food and cocktails

***RSVP is required*** for this event.
Space is limited to the first 100 guests.

Secret location in Williamsburg will be revealed before the event via e-mail.

7 Responses

  1. vini souza

    Hi there. My name is Vini Souza, and I’m a big fan of your blog.
    You and I went to the same college, and I do remember Mr. Cooper’s media fast that you mentioned. Great experiment.

    I just started my own food blog. I would love if you checked it out. Maybe blessed it ; )

    I wish I was in NYC for the safari.


  2. vini souza

    here’s the address:

  3. Giff

    Wish I could be there! I hope someone takes good notes from the photo lessons discussion and posts them!

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  5. Angela

    Hey – great job last night. Are you posting the recipe for that fennel pie? It was delish!

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