Food Photography Tips from Author of Food Photography Book : Interview with Nicole S Young

Nicole Young InterviewIn this food photography interview, we talk with author of an upcoming food photography book Food Photography from Snapshots to Great Shots. This book is published by PeachPit, same publisher who has published some really amazing books like Within the Frame, Visual Poetry, The Moment It Clicks, Hotshoe Diaries and other well-known photography books.

Let’s Welcome Nicole Young

Nicole Young is a full-time photographer and author currently living in the Salt Lake Valley, Utah. She specializes in food and lifestyle photography and licenses her images through iStockphoto and Getty Images.

Nicole is an accredited Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) in Photoshop CS5 and is a “Help Desk Specialist” with the National Association of Photoshop Professionals. She is author of the books Canon 7D: From Snapshots to Great Shots and EOS Canon 60D: From Snapshots to Great Shots published by Peachpit Press. You can visit her portfolio and visit her blog to learn more.

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Deconstructing Food Photos

In this interview we talked about two photographs taken by Nicole. Nicole explains how she took these photos, her thought process, how she executed her idea and post processing techniques.

 

Poached Pear Photography

Panini Photo

Books and Links Discussed in this Interview

Thank You Nicole

Please join me in thanking Nicole for her time. I hope you found this interview helpful. Say hello to Nicole on twitter @nicolesy Nicole’s food photography book can be found by clicking here.

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