I’ve Moved On…

To a new website, that is! (Sorry, were you hoping for juicy gossip?) Check it out: www.thesarahlinden.com

My new, upgraded site has a laser focus on food photography (read more). There you’ll find all kinds of recipes and, in the near future, tips and behind-the-scenes footage of my styling/photographing process. Here’s a sneak peek at some new content:

curried butternut squash soup with coconut cream (1)dried pineapple flowers

If you’re a subscriber to this blog, please subscribe to my new site (click here and look at the top right column) so you continue to receive updates via email. I plan to keep this blog live as it contains several popular articles you keep trying to access via Pinterest—many of which are hidden on my new site. All my social media profiles are the same.

HUGE thank you, dear follower, for your love and support. Know you are my top priority every time I plan posts, create content, and click that publish button. I sincerely hope you keep in touch on my new site. And hey, I’d love to hear from you, whether you’re inquiring about my work and just want to say hi.

Much love. Catch you on the flippity-flip.



Marinated Kale Salad with Lemon and Pecorino


Pretty photo, right? I took this during my food photography course. Check out the other photos.

Me eating raw kale:

First bite: “Oh, yum. So fresh and crispy.”

Second bite: “Wow…really crispy. Kinda tough to chew.”

Third bite: “What is this, cardboard?”

Fourth bite: “Ok, I can literally feel my esophagus digesting this.”

Fifth bite: “Aaaaaaad I’m done.”

Then I had marinated kale salad. Turns out the leaf IS basically cardboard unless it sits in dressing for a few hours or overnight.

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Photo Roundup from My Food Photography Course

Beer bread_back litWell people, I did it.

I survived a 30-day food photography course. Ok, technically I survived 21 days. Due to work deadlines, I was unable to finish the last week.

I am SO proud of myself. No, these photos are not perfect. And yes, I have a lot more to learn. But I was as dedicated as I could be, I made myself vulnerable by willfully sharing my art with people who critiqued it, and I let myself be new at something.

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Storytelling in Food Photography

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Heyoooo! I just finished up week two of my food photography course. We started exploring the basics of storytelling in food photography, and let me tell you. It’s much, much easier said than done.

Psst…did you see my food photos from week one?

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The Basics of Composing a Food Photograph


Remember that food photography course I signed up for last week? Let me tell you, people. It has been so. Much. Fun!

And today I want to recap what I’ve learned in the first few days.

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Free Food Photography Course

Free food photography courseThe other day I did a quick Google search to find a food photography course I could take for free. No luck. Every credible course I found wanted at least $10, so I decide to hold off.

And it’s a good thing I did because this little gem popped up in my inbox this morning:

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5 Considerations When Photographing a Baby Shower


I don’t know about yours, but my Facebook feed is chock-full of baby announcements and baby bumps.

I hate to add to the excessiveness, but I do want to share a few photos of a baby shower I recently co-hosted. And by “recently” I mean about eight months ago. Cheers to procrastination.

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