Good enough to eat: Halberstadt food photographs at UC Davis

One of our collections, D-468 Milton Halberstadt Papers and Photographs is being highlighted at this time by the California Digital Library (CDL) at The Photographer, Milton “Hal” Halberstadt was a premier food photographer in San Francisco in 1940-2000.  His images were widely sought after by companies such as Del Monte, Dole, and  Spice Island to create photographs to advertise their products.  He is especially known later in his career for still-lifes based on tromp l’oeil paintings.   Many of the digital images we received were digitally enhanced by Piet Halberstadt, one of his sons.