I will give you a shortlist of some of the tricks I find most useful in the kitchen. I'm sure that you guys all have some great tips too, so please leave them in the comments so we can all benefit from your knowledge. Use rubbing alcohol to clean stainless steel.Peel the ginger with a spoon.… Continue reading Essential Kitchen Tricks and Tips
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
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 – 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
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
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
Christmas cooking tips
I start counting the days till Christmas. Yuppy!!! So close! Christmas is a time of celebration and sharing quality time with family and friends. Time spent in the kitchen preparing food for family and friends is one of the great pleasures in life, especially if you do it all together. - Plan the menus for… Continue reading Christmas cooking tips
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