How many softboxes does it take to make a great food photo? How many lenses make a mouthwatering food image? In this interview Scott Suchman shares how he takes food photos for magazines like Washingtonian, Washington Post, Southern Living, Cooking with Paula Deen and many more.
Let’s Welcome Scott Suchman
Scott Suchman is an editorial food photographer and mainly works with publications and magazines. Scott regularly works with well known magazines like Washingtonian, Washington Post and Southern Living magazine. He has also worked with Cooking with Paula Deen and Baltimore magazine.
In this interview Scott shares how he gets assignments, how research and scouting is done and how he takes food photos with minimal gear.
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Food Photo Deconstruction
Below are two photos that we talk about in this interview. Scott explains in detail how these two photos were taken and how he did research before taking these shots. He explains his scouting process and technical details behind these photos.
Other Photographs by Scott
Below are some other photos from Scott’s portfolio
Thank You Scott
Thank you Scott for sharing your knowledge with us and for sparing time for this interview.
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