Have you ever capture the moments yourself cooking for your family or not. Food photography tips below will help you to capture those exciting these moments in your life and also increase pleasure when you cooking in the kitchen.
1. Choose fresh ingredients
The first food photography tips is to choose the fresh ingredients such as fresh vegetable or fresh meat. If the surface of the food looks wrinkled, scarred or damaged, take it out and replaced by a new one or another way that you change the angle of the camera, so as not to see the bad side of the food. This may sound obvious, but sometimes it’s easy to miss. You often close-up photography so it will be very easy to let people see the not looking good details displayed on the photo. So to capture beautiful food pictures, check it over very carefully and closely when buying vegetables or meat.
2. Light decides everything
Backlight is the key to make the dish look appetizing. This allows the vapor may appear in the image. Vapor or smoke will show highlights when light strikes from behind. Please pay attention to corn and beans in the second picture, they look very appetizing right? And the difference is only angle. In which light is coming from behind making crisp salads and fresh look at the other photos look flat and dishes seem unattractive.
3. Keep things in a simple way
You should get rid of things that you think are not necessary. Leave things on the table that it causes distraction and arranged on the table a plate of food only. If food when finished without stunning, not attractive look, you just need to show a part of it. If food does not look attractive, you can be creative with the tools, effect to make it more lively.
4. Using simple tools
Plates, cutlery, … very suitable to appear in the photographs of food. You can have multiple plates, various bowl and cup.
5. Show the cooking process
Shown photographs while you are cooking more fun than a completed product.
6. Keep discs clean
These mistake are very likely to encounter. Plates and utensils, food containers must be completely clean. When you take a close-up, as most of the food required, images appear to be clean. Any imperfections are visible and looks messy dishes or incomplete, picture will look much less charming. As the photo below.
7. Add a little oil
To make vegetables more attractive and shiny, just sprinkle a little extra olive oil to salads or you can do a few droplets of condensation on the leaves. This will make fresh food more and more eye-catching.
Hopefully these food photography tips above will make you love your cooking job more. Do not be afraid to share their cooking achievements with others.