Bobby Fisher on Defying Food Photography Conventions

February 8, 2017

By David Walker

© Bobby Fisher

From Red Rooster Cookbook. Working with stylist Victoria Granof, Bobby Fisher came up with colors and patterns that reflected the restaurant’s Harlem neighborhood.

While shooting the photography for Appetites, Anthony Bourdain’s new cookbook, Bobby Fisher needed an image for a beer nuts recipe. He threw some matches down next to a bowl of beer nuts on a bar. Then it occurred to him to light a cigarette and extinguish it in the bowl. “I thought, that looks killer,” he says. “There was a...

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