My approach to photographing an event is very similar to reportage or documentary, where I'm just looking to capture subjects candidly and naturally. The French and particularly Parisians are famous for their 20th century street photography. They have a term or expression for describing this style of photography, which basically translates to 'shoot what is in front of you'. In other words photograph what you see.
In queue for a good brew
Shallow depth of field adds a lovely contextual quality
The brief was to capture basically everything but with a focus on customer and staff interactions, food and coffee service.
Photographing food under artificial lights can be a real challenge.
With such a striking logo and being the brand launch, using depth of field and composition to capture the branding in the photography was an intentional consideration.
Live music… bringing the rhythm to the work.