Unflinching realism muscles aside ‘pretty plate’ food photography

This is part of a series exploring the cultural, technological and social trends that are informing the way we dine and select what we eat.

Some days my Instagram feed looks more like a parade of grisly murder scene shots, picture after picture of severed heads, flayed carcasses and glistening guts. I follow a lot of chefs, as it so happens, and their idea of food photography often has less to do with carefully presented amuse-bouches and artfully plated desserts than with raw cuts of primal meat and soil-covered vegetables.

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