Clever and Funny Photos of Miniature Scenes Using Food

There’s more to our mouth-watering food for Pierre Javelle and Akiko Ida give food photography a clever twist. “Minimiam” is their series that showcases little amusing scenes in the yummy world.

The photographers do not only capture the beauty of food through the most suitable settings, they have truly enjoyed the power of their wackiness and imagination.

Using common food and favorites, the duo use miniature characters and set up some kind of situations to create an environment of human activities. You just can’t help but love each image.

Food photography has often been looked at as something keen, vivid and commercial. It feels so good to find this refreshing photo project!

From doughnuts being used as golf courses, the smart use of blur does so much wonder to the subject and the theme.

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What about a skater playing around the delicious avocado? It’s surely one of the most exciting and nutritious ride of your life! This photo reminds me to continuously eat healthy.

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This image right here tucks in a story. What are these men talking about? They must have spent an entire day working on a new building. So at some point of the day, it’s time to chill a bit and have a good beer.

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This is the whole shot of the men sitting and chilling. They are actually sitting on some chopsticks! To see the littlest mundane things with a light heart definitely works best for the talented Pierre Javelle and Akiko Ida.

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Here a mini-man is deconstructing a peanut.  The unique food photography that they are sharing to everyone does make viewers wonder and smile. It can also be an awesome channel to set your imagination free.

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Now, these fire-fighters are doing their best to stop chilli fire! Observing is one of the best past times for artists. When you keenly observe your surroundings and others, you are able to see through situations and even discover other possibilities from the simplest circumstances and atmospheres. Sometimes, parallel worlds.

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Do you love whipped cream? This image of miniatures walking through whipped cream, telling a story of winter has some sort of calming effect. It feels like a collective moment of a young boy spending time with his grandfather and their dog.

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Biking through the great outdoors. Mini toys of bikers and even chicken! Keeping us amused is their forte. Have you ever grown the interest in taking food photos with a twist? How do you gather ideas?

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This is by far one of my favorites! From raisins to fresh grapes – it’s as if these little busy dudes are pumping in some air to produce giant inflated stuff. Maybe they are huge balloons. I’d like to live in a small place with these huge balloons around – I wish they can take me somewhere nice.

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Welcome to the Mininiam island, where wanderlust is best cured with sweetness, creamy beach bumming and lost of sun. Turn that dessert into a great photo idea. Feeling creative by now?


About Kristine Buenavista

Tin oftentimes takes her folding bike and old camera along country roads. Sometimes, she forgets to take pictures (though she never forgets when she finds great photos elsewhere). She narrates through words and images here. Travel, creativity, laughter, cerveza negra, scavenge hunt for beauty, starry-windy nights are among the things that make her feel weightless.

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