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Instagram Love: Food

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There’s something so joyously simple about snapping a photo and having it broadcast out to the world. It’s part of why we love Instagram (follow us!); we can share little snippets of all the beautiful things we cook, make, and create in our offices. Although photographing food in restaurants has been the cause of some controversy recently, I love getting a peek into the delicious meals that bloggers and photographers are indulging in, or learning about the unusual ingredients that have caught a chef’s eye. Below are a few of the foodies that I love following on Instagram.

Food and lifestyle photographer Nicole Frazen‘s feed is full of beautifully lit food shots on rough hewn cheeseboards or linen tablecloths; the backdrops are stunning. Follow @nicole_franzen


Jenny Park, from my favorite food blog Spoon, Fork, Bacon, gives followers a sneak peek of her culinary creations, like this Kitchen Sink chili with Mexican chocolate. Follow @FoodLoveJenny

When I see Chef April Bloomfield’s photos on my feed, I feel like I’m in the kitchen on the line with her. She shares behind-the-scene shots of menu specials and great food process photos, like the making of this chili salt. Follow @AprilBloomfield

Food stylist, photographer, and cookbook author Aran Goyoaga‘s Instagram is full of beauties like this shrimp and herb scramble. Follow @cannellevanille


Blogger Alice Gao’s images have a richness and depth that I love. Follow @alice_gao

Who did I miss? Leave a comment below.

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Taylor Combs is an Assistant Digital Editor at Martha Stewart. She’s obsessed with neon and polka dots and loves cooking Mexican food at home. 

Comments (5)

  • @rick_poon is also one of my favorites! The light and composition in his instagram photos is just incredible.

  • I agree with Aimee! Rick Poon is a favorite of mine too.

  • Great picks! I will have to go add them ASAP. Always trying to improve my images to capture the feeling of the meal. Thanks for the suggestions!

  • Wow, stumbled upon this post and comments and am flattered. Thanks Aimee and Anna! Nicole, Alice, and April are favorites of mine as well.

  • @rick_poon of course and some other favorites are @mimithor, @mrxchhoun, @kattphotos, @shewhoeats, and @bnchef.

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