Food photography is a rapidly developing field of contemporary photography. It appeared in particular through the promotion of such social networks like Instagram and your Pinterest, and in which originated the cult of “atmospheric” photos, but no food anywhere, because it is a huge part of our lives. The food photographers at the moment only one picture forced hundreds of people around the world want a specific dish, than successfully used by companies such as KFC, McDonald’s, Lavazza, Nestle and many others. If you want to know how to make a beautiful photo of your meal, or want to start a blog on cooking, or just want to enjoy the beautiful photos you can do it here.
Strew the top of food with pouring jam, cream, caramel, condensed milk and simultaneously photographing the whole process, you will add dynamism and liveliness of photos that only exacerbate the taste buds, which is what we needed.
If you want to show all the ingredients and tools for your cooking, make this composition collage, it looks interesting, but choose a neutral background.
The correct angle and distance in the photo are able to create very realistic and attractive effect, the macaroon for example, if you move like tulips, so that’s impressionistic detail.
Create a thoughtful chaos of goodies and textures of different colors, if your dish allows it.
Dark background and playing with textures. You can see here the texture of the linen napkins, cocoa powder, spilled sugar, dark chocolate and deep contrasting gold wrapper. In general it creates a very impressive effect.
Selection of color. Select several leading rich colors of your products, like this dark blue, berry red, beige on a white background.
Mixing textures with color contrast.
Aesthetics homemade food. This pizza, for example, is not attractive in terms of accuracy and beauty, but it looks like a home, but tastefully arranged.
The background sets the tone homemade food, though often on a baking something baked, yet the food itself is very neat, beautiful and high quality in appearance. Follow the light, then he creates a very delicious highlights.
To emphasize use the reception of color blocks, creating a minimalist, but not boring effect, reinforced by a partial soft blurry edges.
The play of light and shadow. Select the item and adjust the lighting depending on the type of food you are photographing. If you are applying in the dense food dishes – take pictures from above. If you have a transparent glass with a drink – do not be afraid to play with the light and try different things.
Think of a food category, which you photograph and decorate thematically this meal possible. This will help to place accents, and maybe to disguise something.
For the background, use multiple shades of the same color, it is desirable that the color of the food was different and took care of all the attention, as shown in the photo.
Do variations of the same dish, and compare them on the photo. This will create the effect of integrity and naturally dilute colors.
It is not necessary to photograph the food is strictly in the center. + Partially Tried food means that it tastes good and looking to try out want to share the fate.