You are about to have a great meal, this plate looks delicious! How to take a photo of it that would look equally mouth-watering? Here are some tips.1. LightingFood looks best when it's lit from behind or from a side, with natural light. Place your subject near a window and try different angles. Avoid on-camera direct flashlight, it will make your food look ugly and unappetizing. If you're going to have lunch in a restaurant, equipped with a mobile phone only, choose a table near a window... continue reading
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Indonesian cuisine in general has a strong taste, sometimes spicy. Indonesian people like spicy because it makes addictive. When we eat spicy it is tormented but gives a sensation that will make addiction afterwards. Usually who does not like spicy, has never felt the sensation. New first try to surrender, yes surely will never know that sensai. But all of that or its limits, do not overdo it.Here are some Indonesian food that I make in the form of vector. Illustrations of these foods are usually... continue reading
The winter snow is finally releasing its tough grip through the rural mid west of America, which means its time to plant fruits and vegetables in the ground so it can grow through the summer, not only does vegetables taste great from the garden what many people don't know is that they make great for great stock photos.The stock photography market is flooded with food images and many photographers would suggest to stay away from taking food photos, however every stock photographer should... continue reading
You’ve invested all your time and money, blood, sweat and tears into the crowning jewel of your career, your own restaurant. You’re ready to open the doors but one last thing remains to be designed and printed before you can welcome your customers, The Menu.It may seem the simplest of things compared to all those countless hours you spent dealing with your contractors, suppliers and workers but it is, in fact, the most important one. It’s the doorway to your kitchen and, in turn, it’s your... continue reading
When it comes to photography, food can make for really excellent subject matter. If you are a “foodie”, you will appreciate a good food photo. If food photography interests you, I’d like to share some tips to help you get the best out of your food shots.Lighting: Light is absolutely crucial to a beautiful, still life photo, and this especially applies to photographs of food. Why? Because we all love to eat food, don’t we? So the key to good food photography is to make your images shine... continue reading
Whether you’re just trying on your own to capture the perfect food photography, after you spent the whole morning coooking it or you’re just that photographer searching for another great project in your portfolio, you have to agree that cooking beautiful food is one thing, but taking beautiful photos is a whole another. Before you start, think of the message you want to send with the set up and the food choice – is there a cultural side or is it an emotional, artistic piece? So we summed up... continue reading
Romanian food (like any other cuisine) was influenced in its development by its neighbors and any country that had anything to do with it at any time. Turkish, Greek, Russian, Bulgarian, German and Hungarian cuisines helped Romanian cuisine grow a larger list of dishes. Several ingredients, spices and recipes were introduced during our long history and adapted to our culture and needs.However, I will not write about gastronomy history here because I am not that gifted. I will write about... continue reading
My workmate Ioana wrote here about the color of the year 2018. And this is an interesting article, trust me.I don't know about you, but I am as happy as a kid eating a huge ice cream because Ultra Violet is the one for the next year. I love violet so much that one of my home walls is painted in this color. My husband made me a surprise and chose this color for one of the living room's walls. I used it many time as a background for my food photos. Anyway, I am not here to write about interior... continue reading
Tomorrow, December 6th, Finland is celebrating 100 years of Independence. Most Finns love their country and always love hearing what foreigners know about Finland. So here are some things about Finland you can bring up next time you meet a Finn.While not exclusively Finnish, the aurora borealis are a common sight on the sky especially in the Lapland in the winter.You can always expect to find hot cup of coffee in Finland. In 2013 the average Finn used 9,6 kg of dry coffee making Finland the number... continue reading
If I should make a count about Romanians' favorite ingredients or foods I would get to a very simple conclusion: meat (a lot of it, mostly pork), mamaliga (polenta), telemea (a Romanian cheese, a bit similar to feta, but better in taste - sorry Greeks, but it's true), tomatoes, fresh onion and garlic.You might think it's simple, but we, Romanians, are taking our tomatoes very seriously. Almost everybody with a garden or even a small corner in a balcony or kitchen or yard, will plant... continue reading
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