How To Take Flat Lay Photos Without Harsh Shadows

Shadows can be tricky, especially in overhead photography. This post will make it easy for you to control them so your flat lays come out exactly as you want them to. Follow the tips below and most of the harsh shadows can be avoided in your flat lays: Use a diffuser on your light source. …

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9 Tips To Photograph The Best Food Flat Lays

Flat lay photography is a staple technique for food photographers and it is something you need to know how to do. It’s a great way to add something different to your portfolio of photography and lots of clients will specifically ask for it because of how popular flat lays are.  While it is a popular …

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8 Cheap And Affordable Food Photography Backdrops

Food photography can be an expensive hobby. We always want our photos to be perfect so we go through the effort of making sure not just the subject, but also that the backdrop is perfect.  You can spend a lot of money for high quality backdrops like marble slabs or tiles, but a lot of …

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Why Do I Look Better In A Mirror Than I Do In Pictures ?

Come on, you’ve been there. You see a picture of yourself and you just know that something is off and you feel like you don’t look your best. But then you look in the mirror and you think you look fine. You think ‘Is the mirror or camera more accurate?’… So, why is that? Why …

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What Are The Best Books For Food Photography?

Nowadays we photographers are spoilt with choice when it comes to resources for learning. You can find online courses and YouTube tutorials on pretty much anything you can think of. But sometimes a good old fashioned book is the best, and for a lot of people it is the best way for them to learn. …

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Food Photography With Natural Light – Quick Guide

What Is Natural Lighting ? As opposed to artificial light which you produce from the use of equipment, natural light is any light which comes from the sun. While natural light will never cost you a penny there are some things you need to know about using natural light for food photography.  How Is Natural …

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How To Photograph A Pizza Cheese Pull

There’s something about a perfect cheese pull shot that makes people CRAVE pizza. So in this post we will give you some tips on how to photograph a cheese pull so you can get the perfect photograph of a pizza. Things you’ll need:  Tripod Camera & Lenses Lighting (use whatever you have)  Pizza/pie server Remote …

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5 Food Photography YouTube Channels YOU NEED To Follow

Finding someone to teach us how to improve is priceless as food photographers. Luckily for us YouTube is a place we can find content to help us learn and there are some amazing Youtubers on there that can really help you to up your game with food photography. We’ve listed 5 YouTubers with channels that …

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What Is The Most Essential Equipment That I Need For Food Photography?

You might think that you need the latest and most expensive gear to take mouthwatering food photos… …but you don’t. DON’T go out there and spend all your money because you can’t just buy your way to good photos.  Think about it, wearing Michael Jordan’s shoes won’t make you play as good as Michael Jordan.  …

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