The Next Iron Chef: Redemption from Alton Brown's Point of View

Flip through this photo gallery to find behind-the-scenes images of Food Network's The Next Iron Chef: Redemption rivals chefs and Alton Brown with his GoPro video camera during the most-intense moments of the competition.
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Photo By: Eddy Chen/Creel Films ©2012, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Eddy Chen/Creel Films ©2012, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Eddy Chen/Creel Films ©2012, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Eddy Chen/Creel Films ©2012, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Eddy Chen/Creel Films ©2012, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Eddy Chen/Creel Films ©2012, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Eddy Chen/Creel Films ©2012, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Eddy Chen/Creel Films ©2012, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Eddy Chen/Creel Films ©2012, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Eddy Chen/Creel Films ©2012, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Eddy Chen/Creel Films ©2012, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Inside With Ingredients

Alton was given this tiny hand-held GoPro video camera so that he could capture details a larger camera could not. It didn't take him long to realize that to get the shots of rivals' ingredients, his camera would need to go where few have gone before: inside the cooking tools themselves, this time Chef Freitag's blender.

Sandy Snapshot

While shooting on the beach, Alton kept his camera lens a few inches away from Chef Duskie Estes' piping-hot pan of fried calamari to make sure that the lens didn't become foggy.

Self-Portrait

In the midst of recording rivals' cooking processes, Alton turned the camera on himself to grab a few seconds of face time with the audience.

Inside Battle Bread

In her first Secret Ingredient Showdown of the competition, Chef Falkner went to work on what would become a winning bread-inspired dessert, and Alton's camera was there to capture all of the details.

Deep Freeze

Alton cozied up to Chef Marcel Vigneron as he poured his coconut mixture into the all-important ice cream machine so as to capture the earliest stage of frozen-confection formation.

Can't Look Away

Although she was a bit too busy to turn away from her ingredient preparation, Chef Freitag found time to smile for the camera.

Picture of a Picture

Thanks to the camera's detailed focus on Chef Nate Appleman's portrait in a butcher shop, fans could make out detailed nuances of the rival's expression in the photo.

Uncanny Close-Up

There to document Chef Jehangir Mehta's discovery of his canned ingredient — chicken — Alton's camera captured the rival's initial thoughts and reactions to this packaged and preserved meat.

Head Shot

Alton's camera went up close and personal with one of Chef Vigneron's calf heads just before it was butchered by the rival.

Cooking on the Clock

Alton zoomed in on the quickly running clock to document where in the challenge the rivals were and how long they had to complete their offerings.

Looking Over His Shoulder

As Chef Appleman carefully poured his creamy mixture, Alton was perched right next to him, recording every last drop.

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