Food photography tips

Food retouching in Photoshop

Sometimes  you have an amazing recipe but you can't take a photo because doesn't look great. There is a way to fix some accidents or make your food look better in Photoshop. This dessert is a chocolate panna cotta with carob powder. I wanted to have it on a plate  decorated with raspberries. When I… Continue reading Food retouching in Photoshop

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Small tricks for better food photos

In food photography we use lots of tricks to make our life easier and also amazing photos. As a food blogger you need to show your food as good as you can. Sometimes all falls apart: the dressing doesn’t stay long on the salad, pasta is sticking together, the dessert looks like you just throw… Continue reading Small tricks for better food photos

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Post processing for food photography

It’s always best to get your photo right in the camera, but most of the images can be improved with a little post processing. By recording images in RAW (if your camera permits) you have the possibility to make color and exposure corrections without degrading your image very much. Every image on my blog has… Continue reading Post processing for food photography

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Smartphone, compact camera or DSLR?

Being a food blogger is not very difficult. You prepare a recipe, take photos of the food and uploaded on the blog, but if the photos are not very good most people will not spend time to read the recipe. You need very good food photos. Most of the food bloggers have a phone with… Continue reading Smartphone, compact camera or DSLR?

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Food photography – Tips for beginners

I often get asked photography questions: what camera I use, how to take good photos without a professional camera, etc. Everything  in this post comes after a few years of taking photos and making lots of mistakes, but learning from most all of them (Sometimes you repeat the same mistake). Lighting - For a good… Continue reading Food photography – Tips for beginners

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Nikon AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED

For my birthday, my husband bought me the last lens that I had on my list for food photography : Nikon AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED. Here you have some photos taken with my new lens. I love it  on my D 700. The 105 mm length macro lens  is great for focusing on… Continue reading Nikon AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED

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Black or white background in food photography

Mood in food photography (or really anything) would be set with different tools. Today I am gone show you how white or black background can change the feeling of an image, the mood. Will backgrounds enhance the look of the food, or distract from it? You will be the judge of that. I always say… Continue reading Black or white background in food photography

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My lens for Food Photography

One of the most common questions that I hear is “what is the best lens to use for food photography?” This is a tough one to answer, because like so many things in photography, it depends greatly on the photographer. The art of food photography is like product or still life photography – with one… Continue reading My lens for Food Photography

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Make time for your food photography

Food photography has become more and more important through the years. Food photography is considered as one of the most difficult genres of photography but has more commercial value than wedding or portrait photography. Many people asked me why is so hard to take good food photos? I will answer that everything in life is… Continue reading Make time for your food photography