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October 20, 2018

Plastic Waste - Product Photography - Frenchly Photography

Please note – some of these are affiliate links, which means I’ll make a small portion of the profit if you purchase something, at no extra cost to you! Thanks for supporting us!   I’m writing this at 8:54pm. There is a cake cooling on the counter. It will be photographed in the morning, because […]

October 9, 2018

Planning your images

One of my favorite thing to do when I travel abroad, is to walk into a magazine stand and to check out the selection of food related magazines. Of course, when I happen to travel to France, it doesn’t stop here, and I end up buying half of the magazines in the cooking section… This […]

September 30, 2018

Cranberry cheesecake Tart - Food Photography - Frenchly

Living and working in Thailand for 8 years as a scuba-diving instructor and dive-shop manager (soooo many things you don’t know about me…), I learned one thing: what we eat and do over here has a huge impact over there. In 8 years, I saw the impact of over fishing, climate change (yes, it is […]

September 26, 2018

HoneyFlower Foods- Food Photography - Frenchly

Getting kids to eat their veggies is never easy. Maybe you got lucky and your little angels love their greens but I can tell you that mine is not a fan. As a family who values fresh ingredients, clean eating and vegetarian cooking, I had to get creative to figure out how to make sure […]

August 23, 2018

Spinach Muffins - Frenchly Food Photography

I used to love a good burger. Before I gave up meat. I didn’t give up because I didn’t like the taste or because it made me sick. My decision was entirely based on ethical and health related reasons. Now, I really love my veggies and I am super happy with a huge salad (And […]

July 10, 2018

I love getting to work with unique clients who truly make a difference in the world and Dog Tag Bakery is certainly one of them!  One of my past clients, Betsy Eves, from Javacupcake (you can read their client highlight post here), reached out to me last year for a photo shoot and from that […]

May 14, 2018

Food Photography Frenchly Fanette Rickert Dog Tag Starbucks Brownie

Happy April Friends! It’s slowly warming up here in D.C. and I’m itching to celebrate soon with a spring-time brunch. When I lived in France, I felt like it was much easier just to pop into a friends house unannounced and whip up some brunch; in the states, we’re all very spread out and scheduled […]

April 11, 2018

I love breakfast. It is my favorite meal of the day. And I am not afraid to have breakfast for dinner. Croissants, baguette loaded with butter and jam or cheese (did I mention I was French?), a tub of coffee, and I am in heaven. Unfortunately, if you are like me and you are {slightly} […]

March 13, 2018

Food Photography - Toast

As my business is growing, I realize that my favorite thing to shoot is food. I always knew I loved to eat it, but it never occurred to me that I could make money shooting it. It all started with an exchange of cupcakes in a random Starbucks, with a strange lady I met online. […]

March 8, 2018

Food photography - fig cake

Avocado is one of my favorite vegetable… I mean fruit… I mean… Oh who cares, it’s my favorite. And as my favorite, it is ALWAYS on my shopping list. The problem is, sometimes I have quite a few left in my fridge from the previous week’s shopping. Solution: easy made-in-5-minutes-guacamole. You will need: Ingredients: – […]

February 7, 2018

Too often photographers reside in their own little bubbles. They have their influences, their favorite photographers, the blogs they regularly venture out of their comfort zones. There’s nothing wrong with sticking with what you know, but it’s worthwhile to sometimes take stock of what you’re feeding your brain. Looking to other sources for inspiration on […]

February 5, 2018

Fanette Rickert

As the winter seem to start lingering and I count the days until summer, I find myself longing for bright colorful food. Thank goodness there are beets! I use this ultra simple beet soup recipe to beat the winter blah: Ingredients: – 1 red onion – 3 large beets – 1 cup of red lentils […]

January 30, 2018

I don’t know you but I think butternut squash is one of the best fall / winter veggie (anything that starts with ‘butter’ can only be awesome, right?). And yet, I really don’t cook it very often. Two reasons: one it is a massive pain to peel and chop, and two, it is pretty big […]

January 14, 2018

Being born and raised in France, I am not too big on baking cookies (cakes, yes! pastries, yes! bread, triple yes!), so I love this recipe because it tastes amazing, it is different and most of all, it is super easy to makes. Win, win, win.  PECAN FINGERS 1 cup butter ½ cup confectioner’s sugar […]

December 31, 2017

pecan fingers

Old Fashioned Ammonia Sugar Cookies ⠀ (Makes about 10 dozen cookies)⠀ Baker’s ammonia (ammonium carbonate) is a classic leavener, called for in your grandmother’s or great-grandmother’s recipes. It creates a lighter cookie than baking soda (the modern equivalent). You can purchase it online. The ammonia smell really emerges when you bake them; but when they […]

December 31, 2017

Cookies recipe

A few weeks ago I received an email from my photography agency asking me if I was interested in working on a project for Zagat: the project involved going around to the best restaurants in D.C. and shoot some short videos of the restaurants and their food. I think I must have thought about it […]

August 16, 2017

Shooting for Zagat

If you run a restaurant, food truck or catering company, at some point, you will need to get some professional food photography taken for your website, marketing or social media. While a lot of people take pictures of their food everyday, a professional food photographer does more than taking a snapshot. Why hiring a professional food […]

July 11, 2017

I love to shoot food photography at local restaurants, and when Kim from Kim’s Pho Kitchen + Bar contacted me to get some some photos for their new website, I was thrilled. Not only is their food delicious, it is beautifully plated and the location is gorgeous. I was also lucky enough to be able […]

July 5, 2017

Food Photography, Fairfax, VA

Welcome to my blog.   These are my adventures in photography, or how a French girl ends up running a photography business in Virginia.   Like all good stories, it all started in Paris. I worked in a cubicle for a major business bank. For many years, this was a ton of fun. Then when […]

June 25, 2017

Underwater Photography

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