My top 25 of Food Photography in no particular order:
1.- Francesco Tonelli I like his simplicity and elegance
2.- Marcus Nilson Photography with cojones. Look out for his Contramar series
3.- Beth Galton Her messy setups are amazing!
4.- Mowie Kay This guy’s light is insane!
5.- Tracy Cox Food is to be eaten. right? From half eaten stakes to pancakes with a bite.
6.- Lou Manna Love his retro style and extremely close-up way of shooting
7.- Carl Warner and his surrealism
8.- Nadine Greeff has a very clever eye
9.- Francesc Guillaumet He has shot for Ferran Adria, Carme Ruscalleda, The Roca brothers…
10.- Nicole Genoni and her dramatic spaces
11.- Fernanda Bonserio She’s got a talent for making “brown food” look good
12.- Manuela Ruether She gets her lens on anything edible
13.- Drina Cabral Food staging up to 11!
14.- Marco Varoli His chef series are truly exceptional
15.- Peechaya Burroughs Playful and imaginative photography art and design
16.- Paul Winch Furness and his photo-journalistic eye
17.- Akiko Ida and her imaginative settings. Look out for her series with Pierre Javelle
18.- Ito Takaaki of the Eat Photo collective in Japan. Simple and powerful pictures in his own words
19.- Beata Lubas Her style is so over the top that I love it!
20.- Szendeff Lõrinc and his way of presenting food
21.- Betty Liu a wedding photographer with the talent to connect with food
22.- Jenny Huang Delicate yet intense food photography. Make sure you follow her blog
23.- Daniel Krieger I learn so much from this guy, currently my favorite
24.- Bob Carlos Clarke White Heat is what showed me what can be done outside of kitchens and restaurants
26.- Xavier D. Buendia did you really think I’d be leaving myself out?