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Capturing Christmas cooking cheer
Capturing the perfect drop
Reimagining food photography with clever visual comparisons
Food photography and portraits mashup in “Donut Doubles”
How playful colors make a difference in food photography
Mobile Mondays: Tips for mouthwatering food photography
Six photography projects to do from home
You don’t need a fancy studio and all the gear to capture great food photos
Why my 50mm macro is my favorite lens for still life and food photography
Capture some Christmas cookie cheer
When is a cupcake not a cupcake?
An introduction to food photography

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Six photography projects to do from home

Going a bit stir crazy in self-isolation? Looking for some fun activities to burn through the hours? How about trying your hand at some of these, especially if they are out of your comfort zone. If you normally photograph landscapes

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Capture some Christmas cookie cheer

It’s that time of year again when everything starts getting a little crazy. If you like to bake — especially at this time of year — don’t forget to catch a little of the Christmas cheer. Whether you are making

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When is a cupcake not a cupcake?

When is a cupcake not a cupcake? When it is a gorgeous soap. Yes, a soap! These incredible creations are from Planetyum. They have a huge selection and I ordered three. Why soap? I teach a lot of workshops, and

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An introduction to food photography

(Editor’s Note: Photofocus is proud to welcome Serge Ramelli to Photofocus. Be sure to check out his free master class and bonus toolkit). This tutorial is a great way to get started with food photography.  Learn practical tips on lighting

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Working with frozen berries

When it comes to working with food photography, there is a real trend with frozen berries. And why not? They look amazing — there is something special when they achieve that ‘frosty’ look. What fruit can you use? Pretty much

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Working with chocolate

Nothing quite makes a dessert like chocolate. But when it comes to food photography, that one substance can be tricky to work with. Here are a few tips that might just save the day. In general Try not to handle

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JuliePowell_ tank-1-2

Six photography projects to do from home

Going a bit stir crazy in self-isolation? Looking for some fun activities to burn through the hours? How about trying your hand at some of these, especially if they are out of your comfort zone. If you normally photograph landscapes

Read More
Julie Powell_Cookies_Header-1

Capture some Christmas cookie cheer

It’s that time of year again when everything starts getting a little crazy. If you like to bake — especially at this time of year — don’t forget to catch a little of the Christmas cheer. Whether you are making

Read More
Julie Powell_Cupcake_header

When is a cupcake not a cupcake?

When is a cupcake not a cupcake? When it is a gorgeous soap. Yes, a soap! These incredible creations are from Planetyum. They have a huge selection and I ordered three. Why soap? I teach a lot of workshops, and

Read More
food

An introduction to food photography

(Editor’s Note: Photofocus is proud to welcome Serge Ramelli to Photofocus. Be sure to check out his free master class and bonus toolkit). This tutorial is a great way to get started with food photography.  Learn practical tips on lighting

Read More
Julie Powell_Berries

Working with frozen berries

When it comes to working with food photography, there is a real trend with frozen berries. And why not? They look amazing — there is something special when they achieve that ‘frosty’ look. What fruit can you use? Pretty much

Read More
Julie Powell_choc header

Working with chocolate

Nothing quite makes a dessert like chocolate. But when it comes to food photography, that one substance can be tricky to work with. Here are a few tips that might just save the day. In general Try not to handle

Read More
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13 tips for better still life styling

Here are a few tips for creating better styling for still life and food images. Cutlery Aways have cutlery pointing away from the camera, especially knives. It can be seen as more inviting and less threatening. Make sure cutlery is

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10 best props for food photography

I love hunting for props and backgrounds to put in my images. Using color in props is my personal favorite, but was also my first big mistake when I was starting out. It’s great to have props that are colorful,

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