BBQ Photographers

BBQ Photographs by Wyatt McSpadden

This weekend Wyatt McSpadden will have his first photo exhibit. Entitled Two Meat Plate, it features many of the terrific images he shot for the recent Texas Monthly BBQ issue (including the cover), along with a number of his classic barbecue photographs.   This weekend, you can drop by before or after the Texas Monthly Barbecue Festival to to see the photos at AgavePrint in Austin at 1312 E. Cesar Chavez. They’ll be on display Saturday…

BBQ Photographers: Nicholas McWhirter

Every month we’ll bring you a profile of a photographer who has captured the people, the food and the spaces that make up the world of barbecue. Nicholas McWhirter – Dallas, Texas Nicholas McWhirter is a fifth-generation Texan that has always sort-of-liked barbecue. “Like” blossomed into “true love” after 183 Texas BBQ joints and 10,343 miles riding shotgun with Daniel Vaughn. Their book “The Prophets of Smoked Meat” (words by Vaughn, photographs by McWhirter) came out…

BBQ Photographers: Wyatt McSpadden

Every month we’ll bring you a profile of a photographer who has captured the people, the food and the spaces that make up the world of barbecue. Wyatt McSpadden – Austin, Texas I’ve been shooting pictures at BBQ places around Texas for better than 25 years. I’ve had the pleasure of meeting and photographing the folks who smoke the meats, take the money, clean the tables and enjoy this great food. Until the Spring of 2013 I…

BBQ Photographers: Robert Strickland

Every month we bring you a profile of a photographer who has captured the people, the food and the spaces that make up the world of barbecue. Robert Strickland – Dallas, Texas It happened fast — wildly fast. As that first bite of truly great brisket faded away, I found myself drowning in a mix of guilt and happiness that I’d never felt before. BBQ people tell me it was the kind of emotional one-two-punch…

BBQ Photographers: Robert J. Lerma

Every month we’ll bring you a profile of a photographer who has captured the people, the food and the spaces that make up the world of barbecue. Robert J. Lerma – Bee Cave, Texas I relocated to Austin in August 2008 from California. I reside in Bee Cave with my family and two dogs. I’m employed full time and shoot photography as a side project. My goal with photographing barbecue is to document the history,…

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