Alexandra Shyshkina is a food and product photographer based in Portalnd, OR.

STORY BEHIND THE SHOT: Alexandra Shyshkina

Alexandra Shyshkina is a food and product photographer based in Portalnd, OR. Shyshkina shares her ‘Story Behind the Shot’ on how she photographed the perfect apple pie!

Alexandra Shyshkina is a food and product photographer based in Portalnd, OR.ISO: 100 | SS: 1/100 SEC. | APERTURE: F/4.5 | FOCAL LENGTH: 40MM

Created on the spot, this beautiful full of fall flavors pie was so delicious, so simple, and so flavorful! Rosemary infused syrup to compliment the clean flavor of the apples, all combined in the casing of the flaky dough, yummmmmm! I chose a soft simple background, and just added some of the ingredients around it to show what makes each slice so special.  I placed my AlienBees™ B400, with a softbox, and balanced some
of the shadows with the white card. The result I was looking for was a Fall morning brunch, simple and crisp, just like the pie I photographed.

Food styling by: Britney Toomey, Personal Chef

EQUIPMENT USED
AlienBees™ B400 Flash Unit | 32″ x 40″ Foldable Softbox

Photos by Alexandra Shyshkina

About Alexandra Shyshkina

Alexandra ShyshkinaAlexandra Shyshkina is a food and product photographer based in Portalnd, OR. As an artist, she treats each of her works with individuality, telling the story of each shot through carefully positioned objects and lighting scenarios. She likes to mix textures and mediums, to achieve the most dramatic results.

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