11 Famous Food Photo Bloggers to Watch this Year

Food Collage Inspiration. Its amazing how that works. In this post, we have 11 people whom I have found inspirational when it comes to food photography.

11 Famous Food Photo Bloggers to Watch

In alphabetical order by last names, below are eleven famous food  photo people to watch this year. Again this is not a Ranked List of food photographers. This list is carefully picked and I am more than confident that this is not a complete list. See the list below, if your favorite person is missing, please let me know. Leave a comment or tweet me.

Visit all of them and see their work and leave inspired.

Update 1: In last few months, I have been introduced to a lot of awesome food photographers who blog. This list of 11 photographers is a short list. There are more than 20 other food photographers that are to be added to this list. I have been mentioning them in some posts. Very soon, I will post an updated list of these awesome food photographers.

Update 2: We have interviewed many great food photographers in last few months. Listen and read these food photography interviews.

1. Matt Armendariz

Let’s start with the famous food photographer and blogger. Matt is “obsessed with food, drink, and everything in between”. His blog has a lot of inspiration for food photographers who want to improve their food photography skills.

Listen to our interview with Matt Armendariz and find out how Matt became a Food Photographer

Blog is Mattbites.com. Portfolio is Matt Armendariz.com.

2. Penny De Los Santos

Here’s what Matt Armendariz says about Penny

Penny’s food and travel work is truly like no other. Having began documenting events for National Geographic and creating meaningful series like her Tejano Project before moving into food photography, her work stands apart from so much out there currently. It evokes a documentary-like emotion, visceral and meaningful yet gorgeously beautiful.  She is an award-winning photographer with clients like Martha Stewart, Texas Monthly, National Geographic, Newsweek and Time,

Read more: 5 Essential Lessons from Penny’s Food Photography Workshop

Blog is Appetite. Portfolio is Penny De Los Santos.com

3. Helen Dujardin

Absolutely love her photographs. I am sure you will find them amazing too. In her every photograph, there is something new.  Every time I visit her blog, I leave more inspired. Friends, I just run out of words, each time I try to define the beauty and awesomeness.

Blog is Tartelette Portfolio is Helen Dujardin

4. Lara Ferroni

Easily one of the best food photography blog around. When I started learning food photography and researched about food photography, one blog came up a lot. It was this one. All I will say is this: Visit her blog.

Listen to our interview with Lara and learn How to Shoot Challenging Food

Blog is Still Life With. Portfolio is Plates and Packs.

5. Mowie Kay

Obsessed with Pink, this guy has mind blowing pinked blog with pinked photographs. But trust me, it looks awesome.

Interview with Mowie: How Mowie Takes Great Food Photographs

Blog is Mowielicious Portfolio is here.  

6. Meeta Khurana

Meeta has a massively popular food blog with lots and lots and lots of eye candy. She has some good recipes and plethora of awesome food photographs to drool on and get inspired. She has gained lot of fame in recent years.

Interview with Meeta: How To Choose Great Backgrounds for Your Food Photos- Part 1 and Part 2

Blog is What’s For Lunch, Honey? Portfolio is here

7. Y Lee

Simple food photographs. And elegant. Her photographs are focused, very focused on food. You have to see them to believe it. Awarded Good Looking Blog four times, Y Lee should be on your subscription list without fail.

Blog is Lemon Pi. Portfolio is here

8. Beatrice Peltre

Bea was recently contact by Google for using her food blog for inside project on Nexus One. And this is not the first time it has happened. This is the third time. I guess with that there is no more introduction required. Jump on her blog and get lured by awesome food photographs.

Blog is La Tartine Gourmande Portfolio is Beatrice Peltre.com 

9. Matt Wright

Matt loves seafood and it is clear from his blog. The blog is more focused on seafood recipes and there are three food photography tutorials. All I will say is at least read the setup information that Matt posted and you will learn a lot more than reading a book. Visit them without fail.

Listen to Matt’s interview and find out his Food Photography Tips

Blog is WrightFood Portfolio is Matt Wright

10. Liz from Zested

I recently discovered her blog and was blown away with the photographs. Not just her food photograph, her travel photography is amazing too. Her recent blog post Travel-Lamu will leave you dumbfounded. A must visit blog for ogling food photos.

Liz explains her Lighting Tips for Food Photography in an interview with us.

Blog is Zested.  

11. Deb from Smitten Kitchen

Deb’s blog Smitten Kitchen has been right out there. One of the very prominent food blogs with a lot of press. This food blog has great food photographs, see them to believe.

Blog is Smitten Kitchen Portfolio is here.

Who Did I Miss

Honestly speaking, this list is far from complete. This is a quick list of people who take awesome food photos, please suggest your favorite food photographer who blogs.

Add in the comments below and suggest your famous food photo people.

Photo Credits: Collage by Eric Jaeger

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