Welcome to Kamila’s Kitchen, where I share my food photography and favorite recipes, inspired (primarily) by a vegan, plant-based diet. To find a recipe, you can search by category (like breakfast or dinner) or by tag (like buckwheat, summer, or sugar-free). Or you can just look at the pictures!
A Bit of Background
I began Kamila’s Kitchen in 2011 as a way for me to chronicle my experience developing a vegan, gluten-free, sugar-free cupcake for a restaurant in Houston. I documented the process with teeny-tiny photos taken with my first digital camera, a Fujifilm FinePix. In 2012 I attended art school and took classes and workshops in graphic design, film photography, oil painting, color theory, and Impressionism, to name a few. In 2013 I resurrected the blog, focusing on a single image with a short recipe and minimal notes. In 2014 I met a food photographer and had the opportunity to tag along on cookbook shoots, which further influenced my style.
About My Work
Sometimes I’m inspired by a recipe and build from there; other times I just want to post an image I like. I love the right vintage bowl, a certain piece of silverware, a lovely pattern of linen or fabric. It’s simply all just very pretty to me, and I want to share that with you.
Over the years, I’ve shot pictures with Leica, Nikon, Pentax, and Olympus film cameras; a medium-format Mamiya; and a large-format camera (complete with tripod and a black cloth to pull over my head!). I’ve spent many hours developing negatives and prints in the dark room. I love working with film and fiber paper, but currently my equipment of choice is a Canon EOS Rebel T3 DSLR and 50mm lens.
For questions or comments about food or photography, write me at kamilaskitchen[at]gmail.com.