To get to be a good food stylist you need to be first a good cook. I am still working to be a good cook. Learning to style your food takes time, practice and lots of food. Paying attention to details is also an important asset for a food stylist. The more time you spend… Continue reading Styling the risotto
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
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
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
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
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
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?