Food photography tips, Photography

Camera vs. Phone

Today I am gone show you a case study about food photography. Using the same light and settings I took photos with my professional camera and my phone camera. The subject was a cup of blackberries from my garden. My phone doesn’t have a very good camera. Has only Auto with just a few settings… Continue reading Camera vs. Phone

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Food photography tips, Photography

Painted background

Together with my son (6 years old) I made this background for my food photos. Very cheap and easy to make, this background helped us spending quality time. With a piece of hard cardboard and some paint sky is the limit. I already use it for a few photos. I hope you like it. I… Continue reading Painted background

Food photography tips, Photography

Tips for shooting low light food photography

Shooting in low-light is a challenge for all photographers. Late afternoons, rainy days, evenings or winter days are just a few situations when natural light is low. You could invest in artificial lights or flashes to deal with all this problems, but not all of us have money to spend on lighting studios. I have… Continue reading Tips for shooting low light food photography

Food photography tips, Maine dish, Photography

Taking photos of a risotto

When I start taking culinary photos I discovered that is not so easy to take great photos. Just because your food is not moving that doesn’t mean is easy to take photos of it. Takes time and practice to start taking decent culinary photos. When I did this amazing Risotto with mushrooms and cheese recipe… Continue reading Taking photos of a risotto

Food photography tips, Photography

Food photography – Dishcloths, towels and others

As you noticed, your dish looks better with props around it. So you can play with colors, texture and items. Besides your different kinds of crockery it’s always good to have a variety of table cloths or kitchen towels. If you don’t have so many improvise. I will go in flea market and if I… Continue reading Food photography – Dishcloths, towels and others

Food photography tips, Photography

An easy way to start learning about food photography

I wrote some posts about food photography on my blog, but they are not in the normal order. For a person who just starts learning is a little difficult to look for it, so I made a list with all the posts in the proper order. It will be easy to read them all or… Continue reading An easy way to start learning about food photography

Food photography tips, Photography

Same food – different props

As you will see in the photos, you can use different props for the same food. In my examples, I have a mushroom risotto and I use lots of props to make many different photos. This is the best exercise you can do to start learning about styling and props. Play around with everything you… Continue reading Same food – different props