Breakfasts from Around the World by Photographer Oliver Schwarzwald

5:31 AM by Saša Tošić
German photographer Oliver Schwarzwald recently did this series of photographs showcasing breakfasts eaten in different countries around the world. The series was shot for the German magazine Feld Homme and features the traditional English breakfast form the UK, coffee, croissant and cigarette for France and caviar on toast with vodka for Russia. And also the breakfasts from Sweden, USA and an international.
In one shoot he combined various food that could describe breakfasts in different countries. And looking in these photos we can easily guess what country he meant without reading titles.He’s done just that to a selection of breakfasts from around the world. It’s been 4 years now since I’ve been to England, but ah, seeing the above sure makes me miss a good cup of Grandma’s tea, fried egg, bangers & baked beans…good ol’ fashioned fry-up. Can you tell what countries the other breakfasts belong to?
Born 26 July 1973 in Danzig, married and father of 2 children. Oliver began his career in photography working for Danish photographer Mads Madsen.
Today, he works for important advertising agencies in Germany, France and Eastern Europe. Based in Germany’s publishing industry capital, Hamburg, Schwarzwald also is also well versed in the art of editorial and has contributed to selected magazines in Germany and abroad. His references include international high-profile fashion and lifestyle magazines, such as Tush, Sleek, Viewpoint and Feld Hommes. Oliver Schwarzwald has won a wide array of prizes for his work, including a renowned Lead Award (gold) in 2004 in the “Still Life” category, the iF communication design award 2007 and in 2009 a KTR award in Poland (silver) for Atlas Estates. Schwarzwald sees his future developing his unique style of still life photography with content focusing on luxury, food and beauty.
Oliver Schwarzwald is listed in representations in Hamburg, Paris and Warsaw. This makes the photographer, whose role models include Tim Walker, and Irving Penn, international optimally networked.


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