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Bad Food Photography

Instagram Food Photography and the Search for Meaning

Aliza Polkes | Posted 10.14.2014 | New York
Aliza Polkes

Over the past several months, I have unwittingly embarked upon an extremely topical social experiment. I have become, I wincingly admit, an Instagram food photographer.

The Worst Food Porn We've Seen All Month

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.02.2014 | Taste

It's enough to make us never want to eat again.

Food Ads vs. Real Food Photos: Crimes Of Culinary Deceit

The Huffington Post | Nile Cappello | Posted 09.04.2013 | Taste

When photographers become magicians.

Bad Restaurant Food Photography: Strikes Again!

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.18.2013 | Comedy
Harmon Leon

Let's stand up and cheer restaurant food photography that defeats the originally intended purpose -- it makes you repulsed by the cuisine actually s...

Bad Restaurant Food Photography: Colonoscopy, Jaundice and Muckety Muck!

Harmon Leon | Posted 05.12.2013 | Comedy
Harmon Leon

Blurry, badly lit, out-of-focus, poorly framed, often shot with a disposable camera -- this genre of photography deserves a little recognition from the art community.

Bad Restaurant Food Photography: Lose Your Appetite!

Harmon Leon | Posted 03.05.2013 | Comedy
Harmon Leon

Sometimes restaurant food photography defeats the originally intended purpose -- it makes you repulsed by the cuisine actually served inside the eat...

Bad Food Photography: Monkey Butts, Road Accidents and Meth Mouth

Harmon Leon | Posted 07.16.2012 | Comedy
Harmon Leon

Tuck in that napkin, and leave your appetite behind, because once again it's time to explore the marvels of... Bad Restaurant Food Photography!

Bad Food Photography -- Brooklyn Edition

Harmon Leon | Posted 07.09.2012 | Comedy
Harmon Leon

I ventured the streets of Brooklyn -- searching for photographic, culinary gold. Grab a fork, and leave your appetite at home, because once again its times to explore the marvels of... Bad Restaurant Food Photography!

Bad Food Photography -- New York Edition

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Comedy
Harmon Leon

Whether blurry, out-of-focus, or just plain sun-faded restaurant photos, let's salute the art of bad food photography: New York-style!

Further Art of Bad Food Photography

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Comedy
Harmon Leon

One of my hobbies is pulling out my cell phone and taking pictures of bad restaurant food photography. Here's a brief sampling I found near Chinatown.