At the time of writing this article, we’re just entering my favorite time of year: Autumn. Here in the Pacific Northwest, the temps are starting to drop, rainclouds are beginning to move in, and my favorite seasonal veggies and ales are making their way to the tabletops of my local farmers market. I’m very fortunate […]
I love photographing food. Most of what I have in my portfolio are images of food I have cooked and photographed inside of my home with my DSLR. However, that doesn’t stop me from wanting to photograph food while dining at restaurants! I like to post my images to both Instagram and Yelp, and it’s important […]
To explain how Lightroom Mobile fits into my workflow, I’ll use Adobe’s description of Lightroom Mobile and apply it to a recent shoot. We were on set shooting a food campaign for a local company in Melbourne Florida. We tethered our camera to the computer and fired up Lightroom. As I shot, images appeared on the computer for the art director and client to see. So far nothing unusual, until Lightroom Mobile entered the workflow!
Guest Post and photo by Nicole Young – Follow Nicole on Twitter Styling is something that can really make a big difference in your food images. Heck, it’s so important in the industry that some people make it their full-time job! And since I mostly do my own food photography then I have no one […]
One of the most common challenges I have seen many new food photographers struggle with is getting proper white balance (colors) and also exposure (tones/brightness/contrast) in their food images. When we photograph people we usually have a skin tone to gauge what our white balance is, and since our minds naturally know what looks “right” […]
(Photo is Copyright Nicole S. Young – All Rights Reserved) Image and Post by Nicole Young – Follow Nicole on Twitter One thing that I really like to photograph is food. It combines two things I love to do – take photos and cook! Here are some things to keep in mind when setting up […]