Food Photography of Chocolate Chip Cookies and Scones

Food Photography of Chocolate Chip Cookies and Scones

Food Photography of Chocolate Chip Cookies and Scones Just completed another successful food photography shoot with a great client and an awesome crew.  The shot at the top of the page is one that offered an interesting photographic challenge.  My favorite food photography light is one that casts a very crisp shadow, and when shooting…

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What’s your normal start and end time for a food shoot?

What’s your normal start and end time for a food shoot? That question is a little deceptive.  Your start time, the stylist’s start time, the assistant’s start time and my start time,  are probably all different.  I like for the client to show up around 9:00, unless they have something the stylist needs to prepare…

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I’ve added a new gallery to the webpage!

I’ve added a new gallery to the webpage!

I’ve added a new gallery to the webpage! It’s the food selfies menu item on the left of this page.  Check it out!  

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How To Shoot Great Pizza Photography

How To Shoot Great Pizza Photography

The Keys To Great Pizza Photography If you dabble as food photographer, sooner or later, someone is going to ask you to photograph pizza.  I’ve probably have shot pizza for over ten different clients over the years and from that experience, I’ve developed an understanding of what it takes to make a great pizza photo….

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Restaurant Food Photographer

Restaurant Food Photographer

Restaurant Food Photographer Hey!  If you get a chance, please take a look at this video that Popular Photography did on a friend of mine, Cayla Zahoran.  Cayla is a New York food photographer that used to assist for me back in the day.  A couple years back, she moved to the big apple and…

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Food Photography Critique of Parfait

Food Photography Critique of Parfait

Parfait Food Photography Critique I shot this food photography of this Parfait just this last week.  While I have to say that I’m very happy with the overall results, I usually find it useful to critique my own photo after the fact, and think of what I might of done differently.  Here’s what I cam…

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Food Photography for 5 Generations Bakers

Food Photography for 5 Generations Bakers

Food Photography for 5 Generations Bakers I did a recent food photography project for 5 Generations Bakers and here are a few images from that shoot.  As you can see from the photos, the bakers specialize in making different types of cinnamon swirl bread for the wholesale market.  The images are to be used for…

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Bread Food Photo

Bread Food Photo

Food Photography – texture vs mood Food Photography is all about the details.  You want to create shape and texture, but you can’t go so far as to ruin the mood of the image.  There is usually a “mood” you’re trying to create.  You’re trying to communicate that the food you’re shooting is in a…

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Lobster Photography

Lobster Photography

Lobster Photography for The Dequesne Club Nikon D800 Nikon 85mm f2.8 Tilt Shift lens shot at f5.6 It’s pretty easy to do great food photography, especially when you’re shooting something exotic.  To make this photo stand out, the key was to create as much shape as possible on the food and as much shape as…

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Food Photos for a Happy Easter!

Food Photos for a Happy Easter!

Food Photos for a Happy Easter! Lighting – The lighting on this food photo is pretty simple and isn’t what makes the picture special.  The set is basically lit from both sides, with one side stronger than the other.  They key with this lighting is to keep the light fixtures low.  There is some fill…

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