Photography is a big part of what I love about creating this blog. There’s a lot to learn about this skill, so I’m constantly researching and practicing styling and technical techniques. Here are some of the resources I found via FoodGawker’s FAQ page. A great thing about some of these tips is that you can easily replicate professional photographer’s tools for a fraction of the price.
Control the light - Food Blog Forum
“Lighting is the most important element of photography. After all, photography means writing with light. Yes you can buy a super expensive professional camera and lots of expensive lenses, but if you do not know how to control the light, then these are useless. Hopefully these three tips will help you understand how to control the light and make great pictures.”
- Taylor Mathis, Taylor Takes a Taste
Composition 101 - Nikas Culinaria
While Nikas’ take on composition is a bit celestial, his post is a great overview of how to plan and execute your photography in an artistic manner. This includes being conscious of the styling and flow of what you are trying to achieve.