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Mixing Light Sources In Food Photography – Q&A

Mixing Light Sources In Food Photography – Q&A

Mixing Light Sources in Food Photography – Q&A When using more than one light how do you deal with the colour differences.? Do you use a colour temperature meter to check the colour temperature of each light or gel by eye ( guess and by God ) ? Or since they are less powerful than…

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101 Best Food Photographers

101 Best Food Photographers

101 Best Food Photographers – (upgraded from The 100 Best Food Photographers) This Blog post has been made into a “page” entitled “100 best food photographers” and all updates will be made there. The following is a list of the 101 best food photographers in the entire universe, according to me and only me.  Yes,…

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Good and Bad Reflections in Food Photography

Good and Bad Reflections in Food Photography

Good and Bad Reflections in Food Photography Studio photographers spend large portions of their careers finding ways to eliminate sheen, glare, and reflections from the subjects.  I agree that it’s true that there is such a thing as “bad” glare, but studio photographers do themselves a disservice by eliminating too much glare.  As a matter…

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How to find those first few food photography clients – Q&A

How to find those first few food photography clients – Q&A

Q&A – Do you have any recommendations regarding marketing and/or finding those first few food photography clients? Wow!  That’s really a good question…  I can make some suggestions , but because it’s been a while since I looked for my first client, I’d only be guessing.  I’m going to make some suggestions and then check…

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Crumbology – The Study of Placing Crumbs In Food Photography

Crumbology – The Study of Placing Crumbs In Food Photography

Food Photography Tip – Crumb Strategy for the food photographer How to make your food photography look more Casual There are times when a professional food photographer will want to have everything in his photo to be absolutely perfect, and then there will be other times when he will want things to look a little…

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Marketing Checklist for Professional Food Photographers

Marketing Checklist for Professional Food Photographers

Marketing Checklist for Professional Food Photographers For most food photographers, marketing is the easiest thing to get swept under the rug and is arguably the most important activity of their business.  You can be the greatest photographer in the world, but if no one knows, you may soon be repeating the phrase “you want fries…

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101 Advanced Food Photography Tips

101 Advanced Food Photography Tips

101 Advanced Food Photography Tips Okay, maybe it’s not 101 food photography tips quite yet, but I’m working on it! Quite a few years ago,  I started writing articles, as Food Photography Tips, trying to share what I’ve learned over all these years photographing food.  I’m not really sure why I started doing this, I…

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The Food Stylist’s Handbook Review

The Food Stylist’s Handbook Review

The Food Stylist’s Handbook Review  This is a review of The Food Stylist’s Handbook, by Denise Vivaldo. Even though I’m a food photographer and not a food stylist,  I found this book very interesting and quite informative.  I’ve been around more than a few different food stylists over the  years, and I’ve always found it…

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Is it possible to become a photo assistant without a formal photography education?

Is it possible to become a photo assistant without a formal photography education?

Is it possible to become a photo assistant without a formal photography education? The question was this: Is it possible to work in a food studio, be an apprentice (photo assistant), or go-fer, with only my photo’s, no schooling behind them? no formal training in photography? To be honest, I think it would work, but…

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Behind The Scenes of Nestle Coffee Maker Shoot

Behind The Scenes of Nestle Coffee Maker Shoot

Behind The Scenes of Nestle Coffee Maker Shoot I almost forgot to post this…  I had it saved as a draft and just ran across it.  The funny thing was that I was not allowed to release it until the client had a chance to do so first.  We shot two days for social media…

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