The Ultimate Food Photography Lighting Resource

The Ultimate Food Photography Lighting Resource I consider myself a bit of an authority on the subject of food photography lighting, but I also realize that I’m not the only one that understands the subject.  My type of lighting may seem a bit unusual to most people and may not be right for everyone, so…

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Yogurt Food Photography Critique and Behind the Scenes

Yogurt Food Photography Critique and Behind the Scenes

Yogurt Food Photography Critique and Behind the Scenes I tried to put together another image critique and I had some behind the scenes photos too, so I included them.  I would think that a novice food photographer would be curious to see what a food shoot looks like and to see a little of what…

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In food photography,  how do you make shadows disappear? Q&A

In food photography, how do you make shadows disappear? Q&A

In food photography, how do you make shadows disappear? I’m assuming that you mean cast shadows, and the answer to your question is, “you don’t”. If there is light, there is shadow. It’s a fact of life. Sure, some shadows have softer edges than others and some shadows are darker than others. That’s probably something…

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Food Photography Pricing Checklist

Food Photography Pricing Checklist

Food Photography Pricing Checklist The most important thing to do when estimating a food photography job, is to feel out the client’s expectations before you start to come up with any numbers.  This is best done over the phone and not by email.  Questions may occur to you as the conversation develops.  You want to…

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Two Biggest Food Photography Lighting Mistakes

Two Biggest Food Photography Lighting Mistakes

Two Biggest Food Photography Lighting Mistakes I swear I must see a million food photos a day. I see them on Pinterest, on Facebook, and on Tumblr and I see the same lighting mistakes over and over again. When you’re shooting food photography, there are hundred little decisions that go into making a successful image….

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How much should I charge for my food photography? Q&A

How much should I charge for my food photography? Q&A

How much should I charge for my food photography? Sorry, but there are just way too many variables to answer a question about pricing food photography, for a simple answer here.  It all depends on how good you are, how long you’ve been doing this, your location, the competition, how much you have invested in…

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Best Food Photography Course

Best Food Photography Course

Best Food Photography Course Since this website is all about learning the art and craft of food photography, I’ve been looking for resources to help my viewers along that goal.  Here is a list of what looks like the best food photography courses that I’ve found online. Of course I haven’t taken all these courses. …

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6 Steps To Great Food Photography Lighting

6 Steps To Great Food Photography Lighting

 6 Steps To Great Food Photography Lighting To me, lighting is probably THE most important aspect of food photography. I used to have a stylist that once told me that I “could make a turd on a paper plate, look great”. Thank God we never had to test his theory, but it was quite a…

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Where should I focus? Q&A

Where should I focus? Q&A

Food Photography Focus Strategy When I first read this question, I thought that it might be a little too simple to address on my “Advanced Food Photography Blog”, but then I remembered that just in the last year, I must of asked myself this very question a hundred times. The question is a simple one…

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I found a great new tool to help promote my food photography business

Save Time, Grow Traffic, with CoSchedule I found a great new tool to help promote my food photography business, and it’s called CoSchedule. CoSchedule is a little like Hootsuite, if you know what that is, but much better.  It has a lot of capabilities that I don’t take advantage of,  since I’m a one-man-band, but the…

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