[Updated] Holiday Food Photography: How to Photograph Holiday Food

Holiday Food Photography Guide

[Updated: New tips added to this holiday food photography guide.]

Holidays are here again!

And we wrote a complete guide on how to photograph holiday food. It’s massive!! More like 4000-word massive.

In this guide we talk about everything from story telling with your food photos to setting the scene to lighting and composing your food photo for holidays.

And then there are 5 case studies too.

It’s all available for FREE!! Go to the complete guide to holiday food photos.

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Partial Table of Content for Holiday Food Photo Tips

Read the entire Holiday Food Photography Guide.

Ever Had Your Food Photo Stolen?

Stolen

In last few weeks, we’ve come across an astounding number of food photographers who have had their food photos stolen. Big magazines have done it. Big hotel chains are stealing food photos. Even famous chefs have used food photos without permission and not compensated food photographers.

We at LFP HQ would like to help you share the stories with fellow food photographers. Here’s how to do it.

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How to Use Direction and Quality of Light to Enhance Your Food Photos

Backlit Food Photos

Today we have Taylor Mathis from photographing FOOD series to show us how to use light direction correctly and enhance your food photos. Taylor is a food photographer from Charlotte, NC and will show you the concepts with simple subjects.

Take it away Taylor.

I’m going to show you how lighting direction and lighting quality can have a great impact on the look of your image. To keep the emphasis on the differences in lighting setups, I’m using honey and greek yogurt as my props. [Read more…]

11 Business Questions to Ask Your Next Food Photography Client and How to Get Started in the Business of Food Photography

Business of Food Photography

Business of Food Photography is the toughest topic to handle. Most photographers don’t like to talk about this subject. But Andrew Scrivani is different. On the third day of this 3-day workshop Andrew openly shared a lot of great information about the business of food photography. In this post, we present the main lesson from Day 3. [Read more…]

Camera Settings for Food Photography and Food Preparation (and Other Notes) from Andrew Scrivani’s Workshop

 Camera Setting for Food Photographers

In this workshop, Andrew started the session by explaining the Exposure triangle and White balance. Then the discussion moved to starting to shoot using Manual mode. Later Andrew taught how to prepare food for maximum effectiveness and take beautiful food photos. [Read more…]