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The photography section focuses on helping you learn food photography. The photography posts cover a wide range of topics including how-to guides and articles all about food photography, including:

  • Camera basics and settings
  • Understanding and utilizing compositional elements
  • Learning and manipulating light
  • Food styling basics
  • Finding food photo props
  • Using Lightroom and Photoshop to edit your food photos.

The photography category is broken down into sections so that you can quickly find what you need help with. The sections are as follows: pre-production (planning), production (shooting), post-production (photo editing), composition, food styling, and prop styling. Learning photography is a journey. Let's grow together!

Seven Essentials for Next Level Food Photography

WHAT DO YOU NEED FOR PHOTOGRAPHY? The very basics to creating photographs are: Camera Memory card Computer Subject Light source My biggest suggestion to anyone interested in improving their photography skills is to start with what you have. This list includes seven essentials to improve your photography but the very basic essentials are listed above …

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The Equipment in My Food Photography Kit

This hand-curated list of food photography equipment features all items that have helped me create images that I’m proud to share. The Food Photographers Toolbox is the ultimate list of tools and resources that I use every single time I take a photograph. This list an extensive list of cameras, lenses, accessories, lights, stands, storage, …

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Should You Watermark Your Photos?

Watermarking is a hot-button topic in the photography industry. There are a few pros and cons that come along with watermarking photos. We’re going to take three “pros” of watermarking photos and discuss them. I will refer to them as “half-truths” or “myths” because while they have some value, I don’t necessarily believe they are …

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Six Ways to Add Storytelling Elements to your Food Photos

As food photographers, we all tell food stories in various ways. Below you’ll find six specific ways to help you tell those stories. I’m sure that we all have strong memories that are connected to food in one way or another. I call these “food memories” and they are definitely part of my overall “food …

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How to Use and Create Lightroom Presets

This post contains affiliate links. I will make a small commission if you make a purchase through one of these links, at no extra cost to you. Creating your own presets in Lightroom is a great way to speed up your food photography workflow while keeping your own unique photo-editing style. In this post, we …

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Five Ways to Improve Your Restaurant Photography

This post contains affiliate links. I will make a small commission if you make a purchase through one of these links, at no extra cost to you. Restaurant photography can be difficult. We’ve all been there, eating dinner, trying to take a quick pic of the awesome meal we just ordered, having it come out …

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