Kirstie Young Photography – Journal

Citrus Salt 6

Citrus Salt 6

Food This week saw the first ever Crumbs Magazine Awards held at the fabulous Bristol Old Vic theatre, celebrating the best in food,drink and local producers.  In a diverse and innovative food scene like Bath & Bristol there is tough competition for...

Citrus Salt 5

Citrus Salt 5

Food The last ten days have been crazy busy.  Two major food festivals and the BBC's prestigious Food & Farming Awards, there's been a lot to keep up with!.  There was a fair bit of heroic double-festivalling (Is that a verb? Should be ...) by some of...

Citrus Salt 4

Citrus Salt 4

Citrus & Salt  This week has been all about fast food.  Not the fried chicken, cheap burger or doughy pizza variety, but food that can be made in under 15 mins, after rushing back from a shoot and trying to get a meal on the table while juggling...

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Citrus Salt 3

The last week of the long summer holidays is always bittersweet.  I look forward to a return to some kind of routine, and to stopping the crazy juggle of work and childcare after seven weeks, but I'm also sad that there are no more long lazy days in the park...

Citrus Salt 2

Citrus Salt 2

Thanks to everyone who gave me some feedback on last week’s ramblings - especially to those who signed up for this week's instalment, welcome back (and I promise I’ll keep it shorter this week …!!!) Cooking At the beginning of the week I walked past my high street...

Citrus Salt

Citrus Salt

I'm a Food Photographer who loves to cook, and I wanted to try something new that sits happily alongside my work.  A place where all the food nerdery from my week can come tumbling out in a round up of the food I'm cooking, Restaurants I'm recommending,...

Cameras in Kitchens

Cameras in Kitchens

I love meeting new people, and as a photographer you get to stick your nose into all kinds of interesting worlds.  Without a doubt, one of the most fascinating places is a professional kitchen where some of the most interesting, driven, talented, sleep...

Top Herd

Top Herd

A few months ago I got a phone call to ask me to go and shoot Jerky for a new snack company called Top Herd.  I was more than a little concerned, I have to admit.  Dried meat snacks don't naturally lend themselves to pretty pictures, and I...

Bristol Rocks to the sound of the Bean

Bristol Rocks to the sound of the Bean

A big mug of Coffee is the perfect thing to get your Mojo back when you climb out of bed ... maybe a pastry or two if you feeling in need of that sugar hit.  Now imagine a world where those two things were combined with dressing up in glitter and...

New Bristol Photography Studio

New Bristol Photography Studio

It is now 18 days since I got the keys to my very own Studio, and I could not have imaginged how much it was going to change not only my working life, but also my home life.  The first thing I noticed was HOW MUCH SPACE I now have at home - 2 large shelving units...

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