Tag Archives: food photography

Adam Robert Young's final Oi Cover September 12

One door closes – the end of my time with Oi Vietnam

OK, this is certainly not new news, but news I can’t neglect to share here any longer… I am no longer working as staff photographer for Oi Vietnam. While there are stories floating around that I am returning to Australia very soon, I will not be leaving Vietnam until the end of the year or […]

April 07

Recent work – the random nature of magazine photography

Just thought I’d share some snaps from the last two issues to show the range of photos I’ve been called on to take for Oi Vietnam over the last two months. Some are more fun than others, but if anything, I’m learning to be more and more versatile! If you’ve been following my blog, you’ll […]

Juicy steak food photography April 06

A simple but magical trick for food photography…

Sometimes it’s the really small things that make all the difference… Last month one of my jobs was to take photos of some new dishes for a Saigon restaurant called Indaba. The photos were to be used in a print advertisement promoting this month’s special dishes, as they change some items in the menu month […]

Bo Nong restaurant dishes - Photo by Adam Robert Young February 07

A Franco-Vietnamese Cabaret in Saigon – Heaven and Hell in one job

It was a day of extreme highs and lows on my first assignment of the year… I was given the task of shooting the food and performances at Bo Nong – a new French-owned cabaret-style restaurant here in Ho Chi Minh City. I arrived and started trying to figure out where I was gonna shoot […]

Oi Magazine November issue cover November 06

The perks and challenges of being a lifestyle magazine photographer

It’s a tough job, but somebody’s gotta do it! October saw a new door open for me and I started contributing to the Saigon-based lifestyle magazine Oi Vietnam. Magazine photography is not something I’d done a lot of in the past, but it’s been a whole lot of fun so far, and you’ll be seeing […]