If you’ve come to the conclusion that food photography is just snapping a quick photo of a dish and calling it a day, you are sadly mistaken, my friend. This profession includes much more like lighting, angles, complementary props and colors, arrangement, depth, focus, and that’s not even all of it. I have a new found respect for this profession knowing it takes time, knowledge, and more time! On my first photographing assignment, I photographed New England Clam Chowder (that I prepared with a partner) for a Campbell’s soup ad. It took me an entire block (1 1/2 hours) to finish; and the results still could have been improved on.
I see that I need to work on getting rid of shadowing and creating a more interesting layout. But for the first project in food photography, I’m pretty proud. ~
Look for further installations on my food photography course. 🍜🍝🍷🍴