Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Inspired By: Katie Quinn Davies

Over the weekend, I took some time to organize my bookmarked pages and clean up my desktop.  I deleted half-finished [and very bad] poetry as well as a couple hundred fuzzy photos and revisited all the websites I've bookmarked over the last six years.  Out of those sites, I found a couple real gems that I used to check into quite regularly but had forgotten about.  In particular, it was nice to revisit food photographer and recipe inventor Katie Quinn Davies of What Katie Ate. I had bookmarked her page very early on in her blogging career.  It's spectacular to see how far she's come since that very first cupcake photo!

Photo by Katie Quinn Davies
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Black is always a stunning background for food, no?
After spending a number of hours scrolling through her work, I was not only starving (she makes food look extra delicious!) but also completely inspired to keep learning about photography, developing a style, and setting up my own still-life shoots.  Katie didn't delve into a photography career until a couple years ago, which encourages me to always be tinkering and experimenting to make my work better.  Additionally, her photography inspires me to look at my surroundings with fresh eyes, to see things around me as props, to notice the texture of surfaces and the way objects catch the light.

I haven't tried any of her recipes yet, but they look absolutely delicious.  Next stop: the kitchen! 

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