The Kansas City Country Club enjoys showcasing its culinary team and their creations. The team sends out weekly updates regarding the specials on the menu and are now including photographs of the food items to entice members to try something new and exciting.
“We started by taking a few simple snapshots of our food while it was in the kitchen and e-mailing the membership, “ explains Robert Tibbets, clubhouse manager at The Kansas City Country Club. “The unintended side effects were photos with poor lighting or unattractive backgrounds, which made our plates, look less desirable. It’s tough to focus on the food in an industrial setting, so we were looking for a way to take photos that would feature the food and improve the lighting.
“Our solution? A photo booth which allows us to frame our dishes in a much more professional manner, which makes our food the star of each photo.”
The photo booth is simple to set up and involves plugging in a few lights and snapping the photo. The complete kit comes with different shades and filters which allows the photographer to change up the color scheme.
When the photos are complete, the small photo booth can be folded down and stored on a bookshelf or counter.
“The booth has such a small footprint, it stays out of our way the rest of the week and we can carry on without a dedicated space,” says Tibbetts. “Best of all is the small price tag. For under $100 we were able to dramatically enhance our presentation and the membership has been raving about the need to try our specials because they saw them online.”