15 Things you can do today which will change your food photography forever

15 Things you can do today which will change your food photography forever

What distinguishes an amateur from an expert? I truly believe that it’s a two-parted answer: knowledge on one hand and experience at the other hand. So if you really want to improve your food photography skills you have to work hard on both. Here are 15 things you can do today which will change your food photography forever.

Planning and prepping your food photography shoot like a pro

Planning and prepping your food photography shoot like a pro

If I prepare myself for a food photography job I usually finish these tasks to get prepared as good as I could to satisfy my clients. I do the following routine to get prepared as good as possible:
– Online research for the right angle & food styling
– Creating a mood board
– Color scheme development
- Lighting considerations
– Thinking of and organizing props

This storytelling technique will change your food photography forever

This storytelling technique will change your food photography forever

The basic idea of storytelling in food photography is to create an emotional bond somehow between the image and the viewer. You can easily do this by adding irrational value in putting some details to your food images. It can be a specific mood or some specific prop. This will – in a perfect world – evoke or recall some memories of your viewer and put them in the right emotional state to binding with your images and the shown food. If you reach such a level you nailed it.

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