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10 Food Photography Tips For Beginners
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Repetitive geometric shapes look good to the eye.
1. Repetitive geometric shapes look good to the eye.
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Use layers of contrasting texture and height to add depth.
2. Use layers of contrasting texture and height to add depth.
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Show off what’s inside! Slices or even bites out of food make the scene feel lived in.
3. Show off what’s inside! Slices or even bites out of food make the scene feel lived in.
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Don’t be afraid to get a little messy!
4. Don’t be afraid to get a little messy!
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Shoot overhead to highlight repetitive geometric shapes and symmetry.
5. Shoot overhead to highlight repetitive geometric shapes and symmetry.
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Shoot facing the light or with the light hitting the food from the side. See how the shadows change?
6. Shoot facing the light or with the light hitting the food from the side. See how the shadows change?
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Neutral colored props let the food shine.
7. Neutral colored props let the food shine.
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Use small props and close up shots to make the food seem bigger.
8. Use small props and close up shots to make the food seem bigger.
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Props with a matte finish reduce glares and distracting reflections.
9. Props with a matte finish reduce glares and distracting reflections.
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Shoot at a 45° angle to show the top and side of your food at the same time.
10. Shoot at a 45° angle to show the top and side of your food at the same time.
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