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Capturing Culinary Delights: A Food Photography Adventure at Crustacean, Beverly Hills

Hello, food enthusiasts and photography aficionados! I'm Bobak Radbin, a filmmaker and photographer based in Colorado Springs. Today, I'm thrilled to take you on a visual journey through one of my first food photography projects, a delightful session at Crustacean restaurant in the heart of Beverly Hills. As a passionate creator always ready for destination projects, this experience holds a special place in my journey since I started my business in 2016.


Launching my career in 2016, I embarked on a mission to combine my love for filmmaking and photography. Crustacean restaurant became a significant milestone in my portfolio, showcasing my commitment to destination projects and a willingness to travel for the perfect shot.

Client Overview

Crustacean, nestled in the glamour of Beverly Hills, is not just a restaurant—it's an experience. Known for its unique blend of Vietnamese and French-inspired cuisine, Crustacean has become a culinary gem with a distinctive ambiance and unforgettable dishes.

Preparing for the Shoot

Collaboration is key, and the preparations for the Crustacean shoot were no exception. Discussions with the restaurant team allowed me to understand their vision and the story they wanted to convey through my lens. Anticipating challenges, I meticulously planned my approach to capture the essence of each dish and bring out its visual appeal.

The Photography Session

The day arrived, and the kitchen at Crustacean buzzed with activity. As I navigated the art of food photography, the collaboration with the talented kitchen staff added a unique flavor to the shoot. Each click aimed to not just capture a dish but to tell a story of craftsmanship and passion. Behind-the-scenes moments unfolded as I sought to showcase the culinary artistry in every frame.

Showcasing the Highlights

Let's dive into the highlights of the session! From the vibrant colors of the dishes to the intricate details, each photo tells a tale of flavors waiting to be savored. Whether it's the delicate arrangement of sushi or the rich hues of a decadent dessert, each image aims to transport you to the heart of Crustacean's culinary world.

Reflections and Growth

Looking back, the Crustacean project played a pivotal role in my growth as a food photographer. The challenges were met with creative solutions, and the collaboration with the restaurant team taught me valuable lessons. It marked a significant step in refining my style and approach to capturing the beauty of gastronomy.

Call to Action

If you're hungry for more visual delights, explore my portfolio at For collaboration inquiries, feel free to reach out to me at


A heartfelt thank you to Crustacean for the opportunity to capture their culinary magic. As I continue my journey, each project adds a new chapter to my story, and I'm excited to see where the lens takes me next.

Stay tuned for more visual stories, and until then, may your plates be filled with flavors as rich as the memories captured through my lens.


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