Food, the fact that it’s often at hand, have made it a much-captured subject in the world of photography. It's the focus of everyday cooking, of still life images, or conceptual fine-art photography and, most times then not, is the product of the collaboration of food photographers and stylists (food and props). So, how do you photograph food?
Taking great photographs of food is a hard-earned skill—after all, that's why some people are lucky enough to get paid for it. But what separates magazine-worthy photos from their less impressive counterparts isn't a fancy camera or expensive equipment...
We’re all at different stages of our food photography journey and we’ve all had amazing advice from people who’ve walked the walk before us.
Great food photography takes careful planning and more than just a point-and-shoot camera. Consider these insights and tips from professional photographers when beginning your journey into the realm of culinary photography.
How can you improve the quality of your own work? Here you find an introduction to photography written for beginners, with several tips and suggestions to take your skills as far as possible.
But do not get discouraged, the images you see in magazines and books will almost certainly have had some input from a stylist, one who is experienced with working with different foods and props in order to make everything look tantalizingly presentable.