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Gustav Almestål: The Bird’s Odyssey, for Issue #2 of The Gourmand

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Photography: Gustav Almestål does some more fantastic work for The Gourmand

Don’t worry folks, Gustav Almestål has taken a break from making food look all sexy – we know that your jelly legs couldn’t take much more of that. Instead he’s teamed up with food stylist Niklas Hansen to make it look absolutely delicious and very very colourful in a wonderful shoot for issue two of The Gourmand, in a way that only such magical collaborations of different crafts manages to do.

And taking the question of “what came first, the chicken or the egg?” to a new, slightly more abstract level, Gustav has also taken some very fantastic photographs of the lovely Christopher Bastin with an unidentified, nervous looking bird perched on his shoulder. Lord knows the poor creature has every right to be. Is there anything this ravishingly talented photographer can’t do with his lens?

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Gustav Almestål: The Bird’s Odyssey, for Issue #2 of The Gourmand

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Gustav Almestål: The Bird’s Odyssey, for Issue #2 of The Gourmand

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Gustav Almestål: Christopher Bastin

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Gustav Almestål: Christopher Bastin