What a great year it was. We started interviewing food photographers and stylists and chefs in March 2010. In about 9 months, it was a pleasure to interview 15 very passionate individuals who love food photography and styling. In these interviews they shared a lot of food photography and styling, and we hope you did too.
15 Food Photography Interviews
Below are the 15 experts that we interviewed in 2010 on everything from lighting for food photography to how to use a prop in your food photos. And that’s not it, someone from inside of Tastespotting gave an advice on how to get your photos published. Cooking Light magazine’s Chief Food Stylist taught us everything about food styling process.
Read on. Listen and share it with your fellow foodies, fans and followers.
Liz Vidyarthi from Zested explained her lighting setup for food photography and shared how she shoots food photos in a limited time after work.
Meeta Khurana Wolff explained how to learn food photography on your own. In part two she shared how to choose background for your food photograph.
Matt Armendariz revealed how he became a food photographer.
Lara Ferroni explained the differences between shooting for a cookbook, shooting for magazine and shooting for advertisements. Most importantly Lara taught us how to shoot challenging food.
Matt Wright explained everything about food photography. He explained everything from taking a food photo, lighting for food photography and how plating and food styling impacts food photography.
Clare Barboza specializes in farm to table photos. She shared with us how to shoot raw food.
How does success look like and how do you get there? Aran Goyoaga from Cannelle Et Vanille shared how she started food photography and how she taught herself the art of food photography. Here’s the interview with Aran Goyoaga
Mowie Kay started his blog in Apr 2009 and very quickly caught attention of many people. In less than an year, his blog was called a “Good Looking Blog” by DMBLGIT. Mowie shared with us importance of outstanding food photos for food bloggers.
Adriana Mullen shared food styling tips for food bloggers. She explained food styling and presentation for food photographers in a great detail.
Ilva Beretta is very passionate about food photography and specially using props in food photos. We had such a captivating conversation that we decided to release the interview in two parts. She shared how to select props in part one and then she gave us 4 frugal tips to go prop shopping in part two.
Andrew Scrivani, New York Times’ Food Photographer and columnist shared his food photography tips for food bloggers.
Cooking Light Magazine’s Chief Food Stylist Charlotte Autry and Food Photographer John Autry explained detailed steps of a food photography shoot.
Lucas Zarebinski shared advice on how to get into food photography industry.
Recently, Paula Walters gave us prop styling tips for food photography. It was more like a good course in Prop Styling.
And then Jennifer Bartoli, one of the editors of Tastespotting gave some secret advice on getting your food photos published in Tastespotting.
What Do You Think?
Who would you like to next? Some of you have responded on the food photography page, and thank you for that. Suggest some more food photographers, food stylists, prop stylists or anyone in this related field whom you would like to learn from. Go ahead. Do it in the comments below.