Soul Kitchen

PhotographerBarbara Abate
PrizeHonorable Mention
City/CountryRoma, Italy
Photo Date01052009
Technical Info40mm f/5.6 iso 800
Story

The Chef is just a shadow while the "instruments" he uses are recognizable. It makes me think of invisible people who work hard without the chance to establish oneself, especially if they live in a foreign country.

Entry Description

During a short pause of along night walk near Milan I suddenly saw this phantasmagorical scene. Just a plastic transparent wall between me and the Chef of the Japanese restaurant. I was especially struck with the light on oil bottle.

Story

The Chef is just a shadow while the "instruments" he uses are recognizable. It makes me think of invisible people who work hard without the chance to establish oneself, especially if they live in a foreign country.