My recent food photography.For a long time, food photographs tended to be shot and composed in a manner similar to the way people were used to encountering their food: laid out on a table setting and shot from an overhead perspective, i.e., from the point of view of the eater. Stylists accordingly arranged the food to appear good from above, with the items arranged flat on the plate and clearly separated from each other.Later, romantic lighting, shallower angles and more... continue reading
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First step in making a table is to go online and find out how much it cost to buy a table at Target. Step one. A great table made of solid wood at Target can be had for about $200. If there is not a target store in your area that can send the table to you they will be more then happy to do that for an additional $200. This of course does not include the chairs, which will cost...you guessed it, an additional $200. That is for just 4 chairs. If you like to entertain then you will need at least 6, which... continue reading
After encouraging my wife to experiment a little with shrimps (she rarely or never did it before), I had a photo opportunity to broaden my food photos collection (see my Collections in Profile page).I took just two shots. I was too hungry to resist, you know :)I found those background details (spices, fork, etc) very useful to improve the composition. Must do that more often and experiment. Well, as always :) - Your photo life is about constant evolving.Have a nice lunch, everybody! continue reading
No doubt most people here have seen those wonderful food photos in many of the popular food magazines.So who does buy food photographs at Dreamstime and how do they compare to the major publications?I have sold a bunch of food photos but the only feedback I got on one of mine was that it was used in a video clip.Generally speaking I think the food shots here compare favorably with those in most of the magazines.The only difference is that the magazine shots may feature some of the more sophisticated... continue reading
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