For me, setting up a table for food photography takes time. So, when the light is good, I am in an inspirational mood and I have time, I am taking more photos with the same settings. In the photos you will see I have a corner with lots of light coming from lots of windows.… Continue reading Same settings – different photos
Category: Food photography tips
I have been asked about online courses or books about photography or food photography many times. Learning about photography is a long process and takes time and practice, patience and love for this beautiful art. There is no recipe for learning or any magic trick. I am no expert, but I can share with you… Continue reading Learning photography
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
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
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
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?
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
Glasses and jars
Using the same glasses and bowls for food photography becomes boring at some point. I have just a 2 or 3 types of glasses and some more types of bowls. For my photography I need 2 or 3 glasses for a photo, so buying a set of 6 or 12 glasses is expensive, takes a… Continue reading Glasses and jars
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
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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