There is no doubt that food photography has become a popular form of art. With so many people taking to social media and creating blogs about their favorite recipes, cooking styles, or restaurants they have visited, it’s hard not to feel inspired by all the creativity. In this blog post, we will discuss some of the most important things you need to know before getting started with your own food photography journey!
Food photography is an art form that needs a collaborative effort to create beautiful still life images of food. A typical shoot would involve the photographer, stylist and their two assistants who work on props as well. The editing process also involves both digital photo manipulation but no photoshop filters are used in order not to mislead customers about what they’ll get from these foods when cooked at home.
The first known photograph to depict food as a subject dates back to 1845. This daguerreotype was shot and composed in the same way people were used to encountering their sustenance: laid out on a table setting, from an overhead perspective- i.e., from the point of view of someone who eats this dish themselves for dinner every night for years at home with family or friends without ever wondering what it would look like if photographed by another person’s eyes; not yet understanding how its cultural role had changed so drastically over time (as documented in other historic texts.)
Creativity is key to a good meal. Every dish should be arranged in such a way that anyone looking at it will want to eat right off of the plate! Recently food photographers have been utilizing techniques like selective focus, tilted plates and extreme close-ups which can help make your meal look more appetizing than ever before.… Read the rest