Best Food Photography Camera

Best Food Photography Camera

A food photographer’s opinion about what makes the best food photography camera This isn’t an article about which is better Canon or Nikon, it’s about 35mm DSLR,  medium format, or view camera.  Like most other professional photographers, I have my own biases, but unlike many others, I’ve used all three types of cameras.  So after…

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Crab Cake Food Photography

Crab Cake Food Photography

Crab Cake Food Photography Here’s a food photo from a recent shoot.  I like this shot for a few reasons, mostly the limited focus and the lighting.  I think it shows good texture and separation.  I’d eat that for sure!  

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Chocolate Photography Tips

Chocolate Photography Tips

Chocolate Photography Tips Here’s a photo from this week’s Chocolate photography shoot with Sarris Candies. The photo is un-retouched, so I admit that there are some details that need to be tweaked. like the actual melt-away chocolate surface, but what I really liked about this photo is the way we used the boxes as the…

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Different types of food photography assignments

Different types of food photography assignments

Different types of food photography assignments Catalogs are usually among my least favorite types of assignments and the rare food photography catalog isn’t really the exception, but this assignment is a little different. Usually, catalogs are translating some artist’s drawing into a photo, giving the photographer little freedom and less opportunity for creativity.  This food…

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Sarris Chocolates Shoot, Day #1

Sarris Chocolates Shoot, Day #1

Pittsburgh Candy Company, Sarris Chocolates Food Photography Shoot, Day #1 Here’s a shot from today’s food photography shoot for Pittsburgh Candy Company Sarris Chocolates.We’re working on next year’s Christmas and Easter Catalog AND a few fund raiser brochures.  We have a lot of photography coming up in the next few days and a lot of…

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S’mores Food Photography Shoot – Behind The Scenes

S’mores Food Photography Shoot – Behind The Scenes

Behind The Scenes at a S’mores Food Photography Shoot Here are a few images showing how the above food photography image was produced.  This was in interesting food photography challenge that I have never faced before.  How do I make a food photo look as though it was shot outside, at dusk.  S’mores are a…

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Food Photography of Cinnamon Rolls

Food Photography of Cinnamon Rolls

Food Photography of Cinnamon Rolls Here’s an image from a recent food photography shoot where we built a set using a window.  It seems that I’ve do that a lot lately and it tends to be a good solution to extending the background.  You can only use so many bread baskets and wine wine glasses. …

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Cupcake Food Photography

Cupcake Food Photography

Food Photography of cupcakes Here’s something from yesterday’s food photography shoot.  It’s kind of interesting that I’ve been asked twice in two weeks to create dusk or evening food photographs.  The last shot was of s’mores and this is for a dinner party.  I’ll soon be posting the behind-the-scenes photos for the s’more shoot, but…

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Food Styling Trick – Sewing up the skin on chicken legs

Food Styling Trick – Sewing up the skin on chicken legs

Food Styling Trick – Sewing up the skin on chicken legs I’ve always been fascinated by some of the tings that food stylist do to their food to make it look as good as possible for food photography. Some of the things they do are really bizarre! So, here are some iphone photos of Food…

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Food Photography Of Mini Cake

Food Photography Of Mini Cake

Food Photography Of Mini Cake To tell you the truth, there isn’t really a whole lot I don’t like about this food photo.I think that the crop works really well. Crop – I usually use spoons, forks or knives as design filler elements to round out the composition of the photo, but in this case,…

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