Lampooning the Neverending Trend of Foodie Photos [VIDEO]

Posted on: May 2nd, 2013 at 11:13 am by
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Is anyone else sick of the foodie photo trend proliferating the social media feeds of Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter? Okay, we get it; you love your food and desire attention from it. Just eat and move on already.

Foodie photography is the impetus behind Photoodie, a short co-written by Michael Molina and directed by Eric Ian Goldberg, both members of local sketch comedy troupe Local Empire. We see a “hipster type” eating at Ella and trying to orchestrate the best possible snapshot of his meal for maximum likes:

What’s your take on the trend of photographing food to boast?

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