Food Photography Tips

How do Pro Food Photographers find Clients?

How Do Professional Food Photographers Find Clients? It used to be, in the old days, that a professional food photographer would call up a potential client and make an appointment to stop in and show the prospect his printed portfolio. Now-a-days, things are different, and photographers must find new ways of meeting and maintaining clients….

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Remarkable Food Photography Article

Remarkable Food Photography Article

Remarkable Food Photography Article I’ve written an article on how to improve your food photography by making each element of your  photo more “remarkable”.  In the 2000 word article, I analyze the above photo and talk about its strengths and weaknesses.  My theory is that a photo can be thought of in terms of its…

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Menu Photography Shoot

Menu Photography Shoot

Menu Photography Shoot I think the key to good commercial food photography is the ability for the food photographer to make the food look as appetizing as possible.  That sounds like a “given”, but most food photographers concentrate more on making a “pretty picture”, than on making the food look as good as possible. The…

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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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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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Image From a Food Photography Workshop

Image From a Food Photography Workshop

Image From a Food Photography Workshop Last week I gave a three day, one on one, food photography workshop to a wonderful young woman from Mumbai.  Yes, Mumbai India.That’s a long way to travel to learn new techniques, but she said it was worth it. We covered a ton of topics, but mostly Food Photography…

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Food Photography in RGB vs SRGB

Food Photography in RGB vs SRGB

Food Photography in RGB vs SRGB I’m not sure if you’re aware of this or not, but the food photos (all photos actually) look better on the web when saved in the SRGB color space. This is all a bit technical for me to explain, and you need to go somewhere else to really understand…

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Nine Things That Make a Food Photo Look Natural

Nine things that make a food photo look natural I’ve studied food photography for a long time now and I’ve spent a lot of time trying to figure out just what it was that made a food photo look natural or look fake. It seems like I can tell a mile away which photos were…

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Sexy Food Photography Lighting Technique

Sexy Food Photography Lighting Technique

Sexy Food Photography Lighting Technique There’s something pretty sexy about the lighting of the chocolate on top of that brownie.  It’s kind of hard to put your finger on, but there isn’t much denying it.  Can you figure it out?  It’s the fact that the highlight doesn’t have a hard edge.  It just sort of…

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Advanced Food Photography Workshop

Advanced, One-On-One, Food Photography Workshop Are you interested in making the leap into Professional Food Photography? Are you a professional commercial or wedding photographer now, and want to expand into food photography, but don’t feel confident enough to make the jump? Maybe you just need to understand food photography lighting a little better or maybe…

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