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Zester Daily contributor David Hagerman is based in Penang, Malaysia. David shoots food and travel for Saveur, the New York Times Travel Section, Wall Street Journal Asia, SBS Feast and other publications. Over the past year he has been photographing in home kitchens and traditional bakeries for the cookbook "Istanbul and Beyond,'' forthcoming from Rux Martin Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. When not on assignment, David teaches food and travel photography workshops in Turkey and Asia. Follow him on Instagram at @DaveHagerman.

Find your style: Shoot what you enjoy. Experiment with lighting, lens, shooting positions, subjects and situations until you find a style that expresses how you feel about food. Credit: Copyright David Hagerman

How many times have you been inspired to photograph a dish only to find that the image captured on your camera's LCD screen is

Extreme grilling, Kota Bharu in Kelantan, Malaysia. Credit: David Hagerman

As summer approaches and temperatures warm, thoughts turn to grilling and eating outside. Here, in celebration of the season of barbecues and picnics, are

Making a sale in Chiang Mai,Thailand's Myung Mai market. Credit: David Hagerman

Food markets are a joyful assault on the senses.  Every one -- from a petite, once-a-week, village market in the hills of northern Sumatra