The New York Instances tells me that the Pilgrims didn’t eat turkey, however that hasn’t stopped the flightless chicken from changing into the protein du jour within the U.S. for the Thanksgiving desk. And in celebration of probably the most traveled day, we carry to you two photographs which have graced the pages of bon appétit journal for this installment of “Who Shot It Higher.”

First up, the inventive workforce of Michael Graydon and Nikole Herriott. The pair met when Michael was assigned to shoot Nikole, a former pastry chef, and now they collaborate on inventive tasks.

Picture by Michael Graydon & Nikole Herriott

As you most likely know from Instagram, meals pictures can go awry rapidly, however with stylist and delightful gentle, your tummy may be transported to a magical place. Though this picture of a spatchcocked turkey has fairly even illumination, there nonetheless is directionality to the sunshine coming from the higher left of the body. The overhead view is a favourite of meals photographers, however doesn’t all the time work – notably when meals has a whole lot of peak. However on this case, it appears like an extended lens and small aperture helped to compress the picture.

Additionally, the diptych offers a pleasant earlier than and after. Tasty!

Picture by Peden+Munk

Taylor Peden and Jen Munkvold are the duo behind Peden+Munk. Indie hipster band or unimaginable meals photographers? The pair are graduates of the Artwork Heart Faculty of Design, and right here’s their model of “A Easy Roasted Turkey.”

One other overhead shot, however extra rustic styling with picket reducing board and classic Foster Bros. knife. The important thing gentle continues to be coming from the higher left of the body, however the ratio on opposing sides of the turkey is a bit increased and the final really feel is a little more contrasty. The turkey is stuffed and trussed, so you understand it’s on!

Verdict: I’m hungry. Completely satisfied Thanksgiving everybody!