Food Foraging In Denmark Another one of those “jobs” I give to myself to keep my self to keep me sharp in between real jobs with the hope of selling some of the pictures on some of the picture libraries I contribute to. Partly inspired by my trip to a Getty sponsored meet up in Copenhagen that I have talked about before. It was an attempt to illustrate the idea of food foraging, a topic that seems to be in the news more and more because of the influence of such chefs as Rene Redzepi at Noma who uses seasonal foraged food in his restaurants menu’s. What To Eat and What Not To Eat So I approached my friend Katrine, who works as Nature Advisor and she is someone who really knows what can and can’t be eaten, to see if she would be my model for this food foraging idea. Thankfully she agreed and she came up with some great ideas. She really did forage for some great produce. Sea Hawthorn or Havtorn The yellow/orange berries in the pictures are Sea Hawthorn and they are a really popular berry to pick here in Denmark in late autumn and early […]
I have always admired the work nature and wildlife photographers, their patience and determination to wait it out until for example, the Polar bear comes out to play for the camera. It always looks as if it all happens on cue, but I find the behind the scenes footage as interesting as the actual films themselves. Months of planning and preparation, of waiting and letdowns are revealed in these short films. Plus the use of new tech with camera mounted drones and pov GoPro’s used more and more to give unique perspectives bring new challenges for film and still photographers. Anyways this as close as I get to nature photography. A nest of baby Argiope spiders getting angry.