Food photography tipsPosted in category: PHOTOGRAPHER TIPS at: June 16, 2012 by nuri
How to shoot food well? i think you need some steps to capture your food in order to attract the buyers. The fact a nice picture of food will make the viewer wanna taste it, i think you are so. Now learn a simple tips for food photography, here are for you.
1. Set your food well
Before you take a nice picture you have to set by adding something for example put the food on the dining table with nice table cloth while put flower or spoon and fork beside your food.
2. Manage your camera angle
Take some pictures from all variety corner then select which is better. Perhaps shoot from above, 10 or 45 degrees, lower or higher than the camera angle. Keep your shoot to the food, zoom it but keep balancing the food between the background.
3. Choose the best lighting
Some people say that select the lighting for food photography is not easy moreover for beginners. We suggest to use sun lighting you can do it outdoor but if you wanna indoor you can put your food near the window while playing the curtains to select best lighting. You must know that use a flash is not good for food picture, it will looks unnatural.
How do you compose your food? this steps will also decide how nice is the images. For cake display maybe you put on the white plate with gold border, cut a half of cake while put on a red cherry and add a cup of coffee with nice art of cream beside your cake.
This last steps is about how the photographer add some art touching on food. How does the photographer explore the camera, but the one you have to remember natural is better, that’s why always pay attention the food and background including color combination or food display.
I think the tips above is not difficult to try, don’t be bored to train your skills to be professional.