– Brian Samuels
Photo by Rosie Alyea of Sweetapolita.
The food photographer has the power to freeze time! The camera documents not only the step-by-step details of a recipe, but also illustrates the larger social context of cooking. Here, Rosie Alyea catches the moment that parents dream about – capturing the image of their little girl "helping" and seeing her effervescent rapture. By blurring the bordering area, the photographer highlights the diminutive face beaming with pleasure, and we are reminded of the power a photographic image plays in preserving our memories of food and cooking.