Wesley Dombrecht is a Belgium-based Dutch commercial and artistic food photographer, born in 1979,he spent his childhood in the Flanders and grew up in a family off artistic people.
His interest in photography and art began at young age beside his passion for cooking and food, he followed this passion and first started his career as a freelance professional chef in the Netherlands.
After a few years working with commercial food companies and also starting to take pictures for them, he started up his own studio (FoodShot) and also took the leap towards the artistic side of food photography.
In his personal work he is looking at food in a different way, trying to capture it more aesthetic.
In the year 2017, he was awarded in London, first prize in the category ‘Cream Off The Crop’ at the The Pink Lady Food Photographer Of The Year 2017 with his picture `Smoked Mackerel.
He was also nominated in the ‘One Eyeland photography awards 2017’ with Bronze & TIFA photography awards with Gold both in the category ‘Fine-Art/Still-Life’ with the serie ‘Sprouting and Rotting’.
In December his `Floating` serie is featured in a group exhibition at the InArte Galllery in Berlin,
and one work from his serie `Sproutin and Rotting`is showed in Bergamo at the NowArt exhibition.