10 Food Photography Tips to Make It Look Tasty

May 11, 2010 · 195 comments

in Tips & Tricks

We’ve all done it before. Taken a photo of a delicious meal only to have it turn out looking ugly and not edible. Hopefully these 10 food photography tips will help you take a more tasty-looking food photo next time.

1.) Keep the background clean

Make sure there is a color contrast between the background and the food, don’t have the two be the same color or a similar shade. For example, strawberries served on a red plate isn’t going to stand out. Keep the background simple and uncluttered. If unsure, stick to a plain white background.

2.) Adjust the white balance

Adjust the white balance on your camera according to what you’re shooting. Meat should always be shot in warm tones as a blue-ish tinge under some fluorescent lights would make it look ghastly.

3.) Use natural lighting

Whenever you can, try to shoot using natural lighting. Shoot during the day near a window where you would get plenty of natural sunlight. When you must shoot at night, try avoid using flash directly on the food as it’s too harsh. Instead, use a flash diffuser or have the flash bounce off a ceiling or wall.

4.) Use a tripod

Most food photography will be done indoors, where there might not be enough lighting. Use a tripod whenever you can as it beats trying to hold very still for long a amount of time.

5.) Small details make a big difference

Don’t disregard the small stuff. Keep in mind that using nice cutlery and a clean serving plate/bowl could make all the difference transforming a nice photo to a fantastic one.

6.) Get up close

Instead of only taking photos of a full plate of food, take some macro shots too.  Getting up close to your subject will bring out the textures and finer details, making it more interesting and intriguing.

7.) Cut it, slice it, dice it!

As with anything, you shouldn’t just take something for its face value. With food, sometimes it’s what’s inside that can create a great shot. I love cutting up crumbed foods for the contrasting textures. I also love cutting up cakes just so I can get the different layers.

8.) Take photos from all angles

Don’t just take a photo from a bird’s eye view, try different angles. Left, right, top, bottom. Feel free to even move the food around and come up with different compositions.

9.) Use props

Don’t be afraid to jazz up the set. Maybe a glass of orange juice to go with those pancakes? A bottle of wine in the background with your steak and mash meal? Or maybe some hundreds and thousands sprinkled around your cupcakes? Do remember to keep it simple as too many props can be distracting.

10.) Cheat if you have to

As long as you’re not planning to eat the food afterwards, there are ways to enhance your food by using some industry tricks. For example, make your food glisten by brushing on some vegetable oil. Create that ‘fresh out of the oven’ steam by placing some microwaved cotton balls that have been soaked in water. Or make perfect-looking ice cream that won’t ever melt with some mashed potatoes.

Do you have any more ideas, tips and tricks to share when it comes to food photography?

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1 part ad agency. 2 parts freelancer. An avid urban photographer, traveler, and streetwear lover. Geeky curator of all things awesome. Sustains on Vegemite, meat pies and lamingtons. Follow me on Twitter or Flickr.

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  • http://www.blogartz.com Blogartz

    Great tutorial, thanks for sharing this with us.

  • http://www.blogartz.com Blogartz

    Great tutorial, thanks for sharing this with us.

  • http://www.kimooa.co.uk/ kimooa

    “Make sure there is a color contrast between the background and the food, don’t have the two be the same color or a similar shade. ” I think this is the most important! Good photoes, thank you!

  • http://www.kimooa.co.uk/ kimooa

    “Make sure there is a color contrast between the background and the food, don’t have the two be the same color or a similar shade. ” I think this is the most important! Good photoes, thank you!

  • http://www.clippingimages.com Shamima Sultana

    yummy…
    Nice photography…

  • http://www.organiclifestylemagazine.com jMichaelEdwards

    great tips I look forward to trying soon

  • http://www.clippingimages.com Shamima Sultana

    yummy…
    Nice photography…

  • http://www.organiclifestylemagazine.com jMichaelEdwards

    great tips I look forward to trying soon

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    it works! i’m hunger now!

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    it works! i'm hunger now!

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yi

    I wrote up this article and browsed through images on an empty stomach… Bad idea! I’m glad these simple tips have helped. Look forward to seeing some food photos from our readers!

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yi

    I wrote up this article and browsed through images on an empty stomach… Bad idea! I’m glad these simple tips have helped. Look forward to seeing some food photos from our readers!

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yiie

    I wrote up this article and browsed through images on an empty stomach… Bad idea! I'm glad these simple tips have helped. Look forward to seeing some food photos from our readers!

  • asks

    finally, i’ve found food photography tips..

  • asks

    finally, i’ve found food photography tips..

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    finally, i've found food photography tips..

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  • http://www.ourkitchen.fisherpaykel.com Susie

    awesome food photography tips thank you

  • http://www.ourkitchen.fisherpaykel.com Susie

    awesome food photography tips thank you

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  • http://www.ourkitchen.fisherpaykel.com Susie

    awesome food photography tips thank you

  • Anonymous

    Very cool and just what I needed. Thanks a lot!

  • Anonymous

    Very cool and just what I needed. Thanks a lot!

  • http://perezdesign.com/ Carrrrrlos

    Good ones!

  • http://perezdesign.com/ Carrrrrlos

    Good ones!

  • http://twitter.com/NomNomCupcakes NomNomCupcakes

    THANK YOU! My brother found your page and sent me the link because I’m learning to shoot my cupcakes!

  • http://twitter.com/NomNomCupcakes NomNomCupcakes

    THANK YOU! My brother found your page and sent me the link because I’m learning to shoot my cupcakes!

  • Iain Collins

    It’s worth bearing in mind the ethics of some of these tips when it comes to commercial photography.

    Of course you’ll want to present the subject in the best possible way, but techniques like brushing food with oil (or other substances) is common place in professional food photography but is is a somewhat dubious practice if the purpose of the photography is to advertise a specific product, because it can be very misleading.

    More contrived techniques, such as the old mash-potatoes-for-ice-cream (along with other variants), along with things like glue for milk, may be illegal if used in product packaging or advertising – of course this depends very much on exactly how they are used.

  • Iain Collins

    It’s worth bearing in mind the ethics of some of these tips when it comes to commercial photography.

    Of course you’ll want to present the subject in the best possible way, but techniques like brushing food with oil (or other substances) is common place in professional food photography but is is a somewhat dubious practice if the purpose of the photography is to advertise a specific product, because it can be very misleading.

    More contrived techniques, such as the old mash-potatoes-for-ice-cream (along with other variants), along with things like glue for milk, may be illegal if used in product packaging or advertising – of course this depends very much on exactly how they are used.

  • http://twitter.com/okdhryk hryk okada

    gooood!

  • http://twitter.com/okdhryk hryk okada

    gooood!

  • judith123

    Very cool and just what I needed. Thanks a lot!

  • http://perezdesign.com/ Carrrrrlos

    Good ones!

  • http://twitter.com/NomNomCupcakes NomNomCupcakes

    THANK YOU! My brother found your page and sent me the link because I'm learning to shoot my cupcakes!

  • Iain Collins

    It's worth bearing in mind the ethics of some of these tips when it comes to commercial photography.

    Of course you'll want to present the subject in the best possible way, but techniques like brushing food with oil (or other substances) is common place in professional food photography but is is a somewhat dubious practice if the purpose of the photography is to advertise a specific product, because it can be very misleading.

    More contrived techniques, such as the old mash-potatoes-for-ice-cream (along with other variants), along with things like glue for milk, may be illegal if used in product packaging or advertising – of course this depends very much on exactly how they are used.

  • http://twitter.com/okdhryk hryk okada

    gooood!

  • SH

    oops, typo in #6…..Yes, “macro” works great to bring out food texture!

  • SH

    oops, typo in #6…..Yes, “macro” works great to bring out food texture!

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yi

    Thanks for pointing this out!

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yi

    Thanks for pointing this out!

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yi

    Hi Iain,

    Thanks for your comment there. Yes, I agree that some professional food photography are very misleading. Just take frozen foods for example.

    Hopefully the last tip is more intriguing for our readers, rather than coming across as promoting false advertising. My friend tried the old mash-potato-ice cream trick the other day and that got a few laughs.

    Cheers

    Yi

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yi

    Hi Iain,

    Thanks for your comment there. Yes, I agree that some professional food photography are very misleading. Just take frozen foods for example.

    Hopefully the last tip is more intriguing for our readers, rather than coming across as promoting false advertising. My friend tried the old mash-potato-ice cream trick the other day and that got a few laughs.

    Cheers

    Yi

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yi

    Thanks! Just saw your marshmallow cupcakes and they look delish!

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yi

    Thanks! Just saw your marshmallow cupcakes and they look delish!

  • SH

    oops, typo in #6…..Yes, “macro” works great to bring out food texture!

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yiie

    Thanks for pointing this out!

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yiie

    Hi Iain,

    Thanks for your comment there. Yes, I agree that some professional food photography are very misleading. Just take frozen foods for example.

    Hopefully the last tip is more intriguing for our readers, rather than coming across as promoting false advertising. My friend tried the old mash-potato-ice cream trick the other day and that got a few laughs.

    Cheers

    Yi

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yiie

    Thanks! Just saw your marshmallow cupcakes and they look delish!

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  • http://appetiteforgood.com Sherry Li

    Great article and lovely photos! I definitely will put these tips to good use!

    One question though – what happens if you’re indoors and there is very poor lighting, like in a restaurant where they’re trying to create ambiance? It’s very hard to take clear photos with such poor lighting and using the flash really washes everything out. Also, in my experience, everything comes out really yellow. Any suggestions?

    Thanks!

  • http://appetiteforgood.com Sherry Li

    Great article and lovely photos! I definitely will put these tips to good use!

    One question though – what happens if you’re indoors and there is very poor lighting, like in a restaurant where they’re trying to create ambiance? It’s very hard to take clear photos with such poor lighting and using the flash really washes everything out. Also, in my experience, everything comes out really yellow. Any suggestions?

    Thanks!

  • http://appetiteforgood.com Sherry Li

    Great article and lovely photos! I definitely will put these tips to good use!

    One question though – what happens if you're indoors and there is very poor lighting, like in a restaurant where they're trying to create ambiance? It's very hard to take clear photos with such poor lighting and using the flash really washes everything out. Also, in my experience, everything comes out really yellow. Any suggestions?

    Thanks!

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yi

    Best thing to do is to use a tripod, or try holding very still. If you can adjust the ISO, increase that, but not too much to the extent where your photos will turn out grainy. As for the yellow tinge, you would need to adjust the white balance. If you’re using a point-and-shoot, take a look at the preset settings. If the color balance is still off, you can always correct it using a photo editing program like Photoshop. There are also lots of free ones out there like Gimp. :) Hope this helps, and love your website btw!

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yi

    Best thing to do is to use a tripod, or try holding very still. If you can adjust the ISO, increase that, but not too much to the extent where your photos will turn out grainy. As for the yellow tinge, you would need to adjust the white balance. If you’re using a point-and-shoot, take a look at the preset settings. If the color balance is still off, you can always correct it using a photo editing program like Photoshop. There are also lots of free ones out there like Gimp. :) Hope this helps, and love your website btw!

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yiie

    Best thing to do is to use a tripod, or try holding very still. If you can adjust the ISO, increase that, but not too much to the extent where your photos will turn out grainy.

    As for the yellow tinge, you would need to adjust the white balance. If you're using a point-and-shoot, take a look at the preset settings. If the color balance is still off, you can always correct it using a photo editing program like Photoshop. There are also lots of free ones out there like Gimp. :)

    Hope this helps, and love your website btw!

  • Baara

    interesting tips……im very thankful for these informations…..sure i will workout on these soon and come back to you guys…till then no worries n cheerrs..

  • Baara

    interesting tips……im very thankful for these informations…..sure i will workout on these soon and come back to you guys…till then no worries n cheerrs..

  • Baara

    interesting tips……im very thankful for these informations…..sure i will workout on these soon and come back to you guys…till then no worries n cheerrs..

  • http://appetiteforgood.com Sherry Li

    Thanks for responding, Yiie, and visiting our site! As you can tell, we’re total newbs. But thank you so much for the tips! Will definitely try them out. We’re still figuring out our D90… but making progress!

    I also read your article on cross processing in Photoshop and tested it out. Totally helped a ton!

  • http://appetiteforgood.com Sherry Li

    Thanks for responding, Yiie, and visiting our site! As you can tell, we’re total newbs. But thank you so much for the tips! Will definitely try them out. We’re still figuring out our D90… but making progress!

    I also read your article on cross processing in Photoshop and tested it out. Totally helped a ton!

  • http://appetiteforgood.com Sherry Li

    Thanks for responding, Yiie, and visiting our site! As you can tell, we're total newbs. But thank you so much for the tips! Will definitely try them out. We're still figuring out our D90… but making progress!

    I also read your article on cross processing in Photoshop and tested it out. Totally helped a ton!

  • http://twitter.com/Lunatriz Venus

    Perfect picture

  • http://twitter.com/Lunatriz Venus

    Perfect picture

  • Sloan

    I saw a thing on, if shooting say hamburgers, use toothpicks to prop things up and look biger.

  • Sloan

    I saw a thing on, if shooting say hamburgers, use toothpicks to prop things up and look biger.

  • http://twitter.com/Lunatriz Venus

    Perfect picture

  • Sloan

    I saw a thing on, if shooting say hamburgers, use toothpicks to prop things up and look biger.

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yi

    Thanks for the tip!

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yiie

    Thanks for the tip!

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  • http://foodientravelbug.blogspot.com Mie Teng

    Substituting ice cream with mashed potatoes? And telling readers’ that’s ice cream. I am not sure I want to do that. I like integrity in my work. Great tips. Thanks for sharing them.

  • http://foodientravelbug.blogspot.com Mie Teng

    Substituting ice cream with mashed potatoes? And telling readers’ that’s ice cream. I am not sure I want to do that. I like integrity in my work. Great tips. Thanks for sharing them.

  • http://foodientravelbug.blogspot.com Mie Teng

    Substituting ice cream with mashed potatoes? And telling readers' that's ice cream. I am not sure I want to do that. I like integrity in my work. Great tips. Thanks for sharing them.

  • http://www.macodacakeworks.blogspot.com/ Daniel Glauser

    Hi Sherry. Food photography often is rather staged, things like multi-flash setups and light boxes are rather common. I’m by far not an expert at food photography but the best shots I’ve taken have always been natural light through a window. It’s amazing the hoops you have to go through to recreate that type of lighting.

    Cheers,
    Daniel

  • http://www.macodacakeworks.blogspot.com/ Daniel Glauser

    Hi Sherry. Food photography often is rather staged, things like multi-flash setups and light boxes are rather common. I’m by far not an expert at food photography but the best shots I’ve taken have always been natural light through a window. It’s amazing the hoops you have to go through to recreate that type of lighting.

    Cheers,
    Daniel

  • http://www.macodacakeworks.blogspot.com/ Daniel Glauser

    I’ve taken most of the shots here if you’d like to see some of my work. We’re working on the house so the background is often challenging but I’m trying to make the most of what we’ve got.

    http://www.macodacakeworks.blogspot.com/

  • http://www.macodacakeworks.blogspot.com/ Daniel Glauser

    I’ve taken most of the shots here if you’d like to see some of my work. We’re working on the house so the background is often challenging but I’m trying to make the most of what we’ve got.

    http://www.macodacakeworks.blogspot.com/

  • http://www.macodacakeworks.blogspot.com/ Daniel Glauser

    Another good tip I received regarding food photography is to shoot through a long lens. That makes it easier to reduce the depth of field and blur the image around the subject. Here is an example from my wife’s cake making blog:

    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_kmWaauHHXAg/S5PlVB8O89I/AAAAAAAAAVA/xBClyRrPHqU/s1600-h/cupcakes_sm18.jpg

    I setup a tripod with a 70-300 IS lens, natural daylight through an window and play with different perspectives.

    Cheers,
    Daniel

  • http://www.macodacakeworks.blogspot.com/ Daniel Glauser

    Another good tip I received regarding food photography is to shoot through a long lens. That makes it easier to reduce the depth of field and blur the image around the subject. Here is an example from my wife’s cake making blog:

    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_kmWaauHHXAg/S5PlVB8O89I/AAAAAAAAAVA/xBClyRrPHqU/s1600-h/cupcakes_sm18.jpg

    I setup a tripod with a 70-300 IS lens, natural daylight through an window and play with different perspectives.

    Cheers,
    Daniel

  • Daniel Glauser

    Hi Sherry. Food photography often is rather staged, things like multi-flash setups and light boxes are rather common. I'm by far not an expert at food photography but the best shots I've taken have always been natural light through a window. It's amazing the hoops you have to go through to recreate that type of lighting.

    Cheers,
    Daniel

  • http://www.macodacakeworks.blogspot.com/ Daniel Glauser

    I've taken most of the shots here if you'd like to see some of my work. We're working on the house so the background is often challenging but I'm trying to make the most of what we've got.

    http://www.macodacakeworks.blogspot.com/

  • http://www.macodacakeworks.blogspot.com/ Daniel Glauser

    Another good tip I received regarding food photography is to shoot through a long lens. That makes it easier to reduce the depth of field and blur the image around the subject. Here is an example from my wife's cake making blog:

    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_kmWaauHHXAg/S5PlVB8O8

    I setup a tripod with a 70-300 IS lens, natural daylight through an window and play with different perspectives.

    Cheers,
    Daniel

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    thank you. thank you. thank you :D

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    thank you. thank you. thank you :D

  • http://harimuhariku.blogspot.com muhammad fatahuri

    thank you. thank you. thank you :D

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yi

    It’s an old trick used in professional food photography. Ice cream wouldn’t stay put under the lights for long, so for the same texture and look, they substituted mashed potatoes instead. I’m curious to try this out myself just to see!

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yi

    It’s an old trick used in professional food photography. Ice cream wouldn’t stay put under the lights for long, so for the same texture and look, they substituted mashed potatoes instead. I’m curious to try this out myself just to see!

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yi

    Thanks Daniel for the tip. Those brownies look delish! Love the blog btw, I’m such a sweet tooth. Really liked this photo too:
    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_kmWaauHHXAg/S5PhhV2yq8I/AAAAAAAAAUo/Y0VH0WI_0Yg/s1600-h/cupcakes_md73.jpg

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yi

    Thanks Daniel for the tip. Those brownies look delish! Love the blog btw, I’m such a sweet tooth. Really liked this photo too:
    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_kmWaauHHXAg/S5PhhV2yq8I/AAAAAAAAAUo/Y0VH0WI_0Yg/s1600-h/cupcakes_md73.jpg

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yiie

    It's an old trick used in professional food photography. Ice cream wouldn't stay put under the lights for long, so for the same texture and look, they substituted mashed potatoes instead. I'm curious to try this out myself just to see!

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yiie

    Thanks Daniel for the tip. Those brownies look delish! Love the blog btw, I'm such a sweet tooth. Really liked this photo too:
    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_kmWaauHHXAg/S5PhhV2yq

  • Mike

    Here is another tip for all looking to snap some food if you prop up the back of the object (Tip Pic’s1,2,3,6,7,8) then you get a lot more depth. If you are always looking to to capture “all of it” that is how it is done. Tilt the back up and set the camera as close to the platform the food is on and this will give you that perceived depth. Now that I notice Tip Pic 5 is also tilted in the bowl.

  • Mike

    Here is another tip for all looking to snap some food if you prop up the back of the object (Tip Pic’s1,2,3,6,7,8) then you get a lot more depth. If you are always looking to to capture “all of it” that is how it is done. Tilt the back up and set the camera as close to the platform the food is on and this will give you that perceived depth. Now that I notice Tip Pic 5 is also tilted in the bowl.

  • marina

    i heard people put motor oil on pancakes as the syrup because it doesn’t soak into the pancakes as quickly. :)

  • marina

    i heard people put motor oil on pancakes as the syrup because it doesn’t soak into the pancakes as quickly. :)

  • Mike

    Here is another tip for all looking to snap some food if you prop up the back of the object (Tip Pic's1,2,3,6,7,8) then you get a lot more depth. If you are always looking to to capture “all of it” that is how it is done. Tilt the back up and set the camera as close to the platform the food is on and this will give you that perceived depth. Now that I notice Tip Pic 5 is also tilted in the bowl.

  • marina

    i heard people put motor oil on pancakes as the syrup because it doesn't soak into the pancakes as quickly. :)

  • http://appetiteforgood.com Sherry Li

    Hey Daniel, thanks for sharing! Your cake photos look awesome :) Totally agreed on trying to create good lighting… probably the biggest headache when I’m trying to take photos!

  • http://appetiteforgood.com Sherry Li

    Hey Daniel, thanks for sharing! Your cake photos look awesome :) Totally agreed on trying to create good lighting… probably the biggest headache when I’m trying to take photos!

  • http://appetiteforgood.com Sherry Li

    Hey Daniel, thanks for sharing! Your cake photos look awesome :) Totally agreed on trying to create good lighting… probably the biggest headache when I'm trying to take photos!

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    Thanks, great tips !

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  • Anand Vadgama Jamnagar

    Its Just Amazing

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  • Mjjohnson25

    wow your pictures are amazing. You and your wife are vary talented!

  • Mjjohnson25

    wow your pictures are amazing. You and your wife are vary talented!

  • http://twitter.com/PanduAdnyana Pandu Adnyana

    thanks, these kinda tips that I’ve been looking for so long

  • http://twitter.com/panduadnyana Pandu Adnyana

    thanks, these kinda tips that I've been looking for so long

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    Nice.

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  • http://twitter.com/honberry Honmaru

    Yeah~ This’s how to make your food shot look Yum yum :q

  • http://twitter.com/honberry Honmaru

    Yeah~ This’s how to make your food shot look Yum yum :q

  • angus

    Thanks for sharing!

  • angus

    Thanks for sharing!

  • Nesrine Gamal

    lovely work,,,,esp that cotton microwave tip.

  • Nesrine Gamal

    lovely work,,,,esp that cotton microwave tip.

  • Niko

    great tips.. thanks

  • Niko

    great tips.. thanks

  • http://merveilles.co.nr/ Foodism9

    Thx a lot for sharing… It’s very helpful… :D

  • http://merveilles.co.nr/ Foodism9

    Thx a lot for sharing… It’s very helpful… :D

  • Eve Neville

    Hi!

    Natural light is always best for photographing food, but if the subject can only be photographed indoors in front of a window, it will then become back-lit with unwanted shadows. Some of these shadows can be eliminated by reflecting the daylight onto the subject by positioning something reflective, such as a mirror, white card or a newspaper in front of it. Even wearing a white garment will reflect some light onto the subject.

  • Eve Neville

    Hi!

    Natural light is always best for photographing food, but if the subject can only be photographed indoors in front of a window, it will then become back-lit with unwanted shadows. Some of these shadows can be eliminated by reflecting the daylight onto the subject by positioning something reflective, such as a mirror, white card or a newspaper in front of it. Even wearing a white garment will reflect some light onto the subject.

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  • http://www.smdphotography.co.uk leicester photographer

    Thanks for sharing. I’m photographing some pub food next week and your tips will help. Keep up the good work.

  • http://www.smdphotography.co.uk leicester photographer

    Thanks for sharing. I’m photographing some pub food next week and your tips will help. Keep up the good work.

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yi

    Great, keep up posted and you might like to submit to our Photoble Flickr site:
    http://www.flickr.com/groups/photoble

    It’s new and we’re just getting started. :)

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yi

    Great, keep up posted and you might like to submit to our Photoble Flickr site:
    http://www.flickr.com/groups/photoble

    It’s new and we’re just getting started. :)

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yi

    Great tip there Eve, thanks for sharing!

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yi

    Great tip there Eve, thanks for sharing!

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  • blueberries

    I like bananas

  • blueberries

    I like bananas

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yi

    I came across this link today. Great unconventional food photographs by Rachel Bee Porter:
    http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/2ZZYpW/www.featureshoot.com/2010/10/rachel-bee-porter-new-york

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yi

    I came across this link today. Great unconventional food photographs by Rachel Bee Porter:
    http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/2ZZYpW/www.featureshoot.com/2010/10/rachel-bee-porter-new-york

  • http://www.buywowdruid.com/ Mage

    I’m a food photography fanatic and must admit those tips are sure helpful. Thanks for the post!

  • http://www.buywowdruid.com/ Mage

    I’m a food photography fanatic and must admit those tips are sure helpful. Thanks for the post!

  • Prashant Panigrahi

    nice tips

  • Prashant Panigrahi

    nice tips

  • Christian

    Hi Yi! Forget about Mashed Potato as an ice-cream replacement. The Pro’s take cream cheese. Perfect look and texture and can be colored in any color! :)

  • Christian

    Hi Yi! Forget about Mashed Potato as an ice-cream replacement. The Pro’s take cream cheese. Perfect look and texture and can be colored in any color! :)

  • http://twitter.com/MyCameraFriend My Camera My Friend

    Thanks for sharing.

  • http://twitter.com/MyCameraFriend My Camera My Friend

    Thanks for sharing.

  • eunice

    awesome tips! gonna share it!

  • eunice

    awesome tips! gonna share it!

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yi

    Great tip, thanks Mike! Look forward to giving it a go.

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yi

    Great tip, thanks Mike! Look forward to giving it a go.

  • frabala

    Nice and simple! Cons!!!

  • frabala

    Nice and simple! Cons!!!

  • http://www.bevacquaprints.com R_Umstead

    cool post. I’m a landscape photographer, but food photography is something I’ve thought about dabbling in. After looking at your photos and reading some of the tips I think I might give it a try.

  • http://www.bevacquaprints.com R_Umstead

    cool post. I’m a landscape photographer, but food photography is something I’ve thought about dabbling in. After looking at your photos and reading some of the tips I think I might give it a try.

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  • Zheshi

    they must be delicious, they are nice.

  • Zheshi

    they must be delicious, they are nice.

  • http://www.justzentai.com Zehsi

    wow,delicious foods

  • http://www.justzentai.com Zehsi

    wow,delicious foods

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  • Yuri

    Thank you for these tips! I started dabbling with the camera last summer, and when we went on a road trip in August I took pictures of everything we ate. Now I’m hooked on photographing food, but still finding my way and this is really helpful.
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/yurilong/sets/72157626548930816/with/4918116080/

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yi

    Glad you’ve found the post useful!

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yi

    Let us know if you’ve tried the wet cotton trick. I’m yet to do it myself!

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yi

    I’m more of an urban photographer but love food photography! Let us know if you have any photos to share!

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yi

    Great stuff Yuri, love the vibrancy in the photo you attached!

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yi

    Cream cheese ai? I’m going to take a closer look at these.

  • Ronak Shah

    wow.. .amazing work.. really liked it…

    btw i got some nice tips from this fan page as well,

    http://www.facebook.com/lovefoodphotography

  • http://shotsphotographyofhouston.com Errol

    Have my first food photo shoot today. Will utlize these tips for sure!!

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yi

    Hope the photoshoot went well. Let us know if you have a link to the pics!

  • http://www.twitter.com/yiiee Yi

    Thanks for sharing Ronak!

  • Iaar6

    Great, thanks alot .

  • mike

    Cool thanks for the tips.  Did you do anything to the egg to make it now drip?  I heard that cereal uses glue in place of milk.

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    ILIKE  FODODS  IM FROM PHILIPNES #  3  SAN JOSE KIMPO SUBDEVETION COTABATO CITY  WOO  SSOOOOOOOOO  DELICIOUS..

  • Steven

    Great food photography tips – nice and clear and concise. 

  • http://twitter.com/KennethAston Kenneth Aston Jr

    Wow thanks for the tips!

  • http://frankiejohn.blogspot.com/ Frankie John™

    Hi Yi, Thanks for the great tips and you food picture make me hungry. :)

  • Lu

     Thank you for the great tips !

  • Lu

     Nicely done. Thank you !

  • http://www.frui.co.uk/courses/ Joanie

    Engagingly written =) The more I learn about food photography tips, the more I automatically try to analyse every photograph of food that I see, looking for what devious and clever tricks have been played in that shot!

  • http://twitter.com/jejeswan nabila jeihan

    thumb up!

  • Denis Zinoviev

    Amazing advice! Thanks you for aggregation!

  • Xianyangwong

    I love this post so much! i have re-share on my blog.

  • Jim

    One food I never could get right are curries, the pictures always turn out…unappetising…any tips?

  • trick-photography.org

    I find that bright lighting helps

  • Dattranminh

    Thanks!

  • http://www.clippingpathzone.com/ Shamim cpz

    Very nice and cool!

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