GREAT LIGHT FOR FOOD PHOTOS

One of the key things for food photography - if not all photography - is great light. So what is great light for food photos and how do you get it when you’re taking food photos in your home using window light? In one word: diffusion. It’s so good that even if you’re...
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HEALTHY FOOD HASHTAGS FOR INSTAGRAM

Let's talk for a moment about healthy food hashtags for Instagram - and in fact, all food hashtags for Instagram. We're going to look at some of the most popular food hashtags and how to find the hashtags that will work best for your food, nutrition or wellness...
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How to shoot food stories

Stories are the way that we humans connect and remember things, so knowing how to shoot food stories is an essential skill for food photography. There are three key elements in how to shoot food stories: 1. Time 2. Place 3. Transformation How we put these three...
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GREAT LIGHT FOR FOOD PHOTOS

GREAT LIGHT FOR FOOD PHOTOS

One of the key things for food photography - if not all photography - is great light. So what is great light for food photos and how do you get it when you’re taking food photos in your home using window light? In one word: diffusion. It’s so good that even if you’re...

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HEALTHY FOOD HASHTAGS FOR INSTAGRAM

HEALTHY FOOD HASHTAGS FOR INSTAGRAM

Let's talk for a moment about healthy food hashtags for Instagram - and in fact, all food hashtags for Instagram. We're going to look at some of the most popular food hashtags and how to find the hashtags that will work best for your food, nutrition or wellness...

read more
How to shoot food stories

How to shoot food stories

Stories are the way that we humans connect and remember things, so knowing how to shoot food stories is an essential skill for food photography. There are three key elements in how to shoot food stories: 1. Time 2. Place 3. Transformation How we put these three...

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3 Food Styling Tips to help your food blog stand out

3 Food Styling Tips to help your food blog stand out

Before we start with food styling tips to help your food blog stand out, let’s answer the question: What does food styling mean? What does food styling mean? It is the act of helping food look attractive, often for photography and video. It can include placement,...

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5 REASONS TO GO MANUAL WITH YOUR FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY

5 REASONS TO GO MANUAL WITH YOUR FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY

To go manual with your food photography seems to be an area avoided by many food bloggers. But the truth is that because you’re shooting in controlled conditions, using manual is actually easier. No, really. The auto settings on your camera are AMAZING. If you’re...

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HOW TO FIX BLUE PHOTOS

HOW TO FIX BLUE PHOTOS

Do your food photos seem a bit blue or yellow? Are your whites not white? Let’s look at how to fix blue photos in LightRoom and prevent it from happening again. HOW TO FIX BLUE OR YELLOW PHOTO CASTS It’s easy to fix photos with a yellow or blue cast on them in...

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HOW TO TAKE SHARP FOOD PHOTOS

HOW TO TAKE SHARP FOOD PHOTOS

Sharpness is one of the things that food bloggers regularly want to improve in their photography. Sharpness is also a blanket term for several issues, so let’s have a look at those and help you get sharp food photos. SHUTTER SPEED / CAMERA SHAKE One of the first...

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Food photography backgrounds

Food photography backgrounds

One of the challenges of taking great food photos is creating a distinctive look or style. So today we're going to look at painting your own food photography backgrounds. Many of the food photography backgrounds you might buy are either vinyl or wooden planks, which...

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Divide + conquer: the low-stress food shoot

Divide + conquer: the low-stress food shoot

There’s a LOT going on when you’re shooting for your food blog. And there’s a tiny window to get it all done. So here’s one technique to take that pressure off and give you a low stress food shoot. Divide and conquer. Yes, that battle strategy is just perfect for your...

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Food Styling: Rule of Thirds

Food Styling: Rule of Thirds

Food styling is a hot topic with one-to-one mentoring clients this month. There have been many questions around general principles, especially when you’re just starting out. So today we’re talking about the Rule of Thirds for food photography - a great tool to have in...

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