Monthly Archives: November 2008

La Figa: Ingredients, Round 2

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Here are some shots from the latest round of photographing ingredients for La Figa: Visions of Food and Form. You would think working with inanimate food items would be easier than working with the models, but definitely not. Some of … Continue reading

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La Figa: Ingredients

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The La Figa: Visions of Food and Form book is going to involve photographs of the ingredients we use just by themselves, as well as on our models. To that end, we have been doing a lot of food photography … Continue reading

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La Figa Behind the Scenes: Strawberries Redux

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Continuing to revisit some of our favorite ingredients, we did our second strawberry shoot this weekend (18 months after our first one), with an absolutely stunning afro-korean model. Click the thumbnails for larger images… No strawberries in this shot, but … Continue reading

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La Figa Behind the Scenes: Cucumbers Redux

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One of our very first shoots with the La Figa Project was a woman covered head to toe in cucumber slices. The book is going to be structured around the individual ingredients, so we are starting to revisit some of … Continue reading


La Figa Behind the Scenes: Blueberries and Giant Horses

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As Tiberio and I have shown our book prototype for La Figa: Visions of Food and Form, we have noticed that people really really like the two pages of “making of” photos that we have in the back. So I … Continue reading


La Figa: Visions of Food and Form is a book featuring a spectacular collection of sensual photography Рmodels wearing nothing but the edible creations of James Beard award-winning chef Tiberio Simone. Using the human body as his canvas, and natural fresh ingredients as his paint, Simone’s elegant and tasteful nude images are the culmination of a five year collaboration with photographer Matt Freedman.

$39.95, 192 pages, Hardcover
• 160+ images
• 20 Recipes
• 40 Essays about food, love, and life

Next Generation Indie Book Awards Winner: 2012 Coffee Table / Photography Book of the year.