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Capturing Christmas cooking cheer
Reimagining food photography with clever visual comparisons
How playful colors make a difference in food photography
Weekly Wrap-Up: December 15-21, 2019
Creating movement with festive food photos
Portrait Tips: How to ruin Thanksgiving in three easy steps!
Upping my food lighting game with MagBox
Creating soft and dreamy still life photography
Photographing advertising with the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
Photographer of the Day: Ben Aerssen
Photographer of the Day: slingblade_2004
Photographer of the Day: Mazhar Khan

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Upping my food lighting game with MagBox

The past several months have been pretty busy for me, but not with the kind of work I’m used to. While I certainly continue to photograph my share of corporate events, I’ve been photographing more food and drink than ever

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Food | Photographer: Ben AerssenCurator: Bryan Esler

Photographer of the Day: Ben Aerssen

Category: Food Photographer: Ben Aerssen Photo: “3/52 – Artistic: Red (Grapefruit Macro)” Ben’s photo is a great example of how contrast can really help an image. Here, the red and yellow grapefruit pop on the blue background, immediately drawing your eye

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Food | Photographer: slingblade_2004Curator: Bryan Esler

Photographer of the Day: slingblade_2004

Category: Food Photographer: slingblade_2004 Photo: “Thanksgiving Table” When I think of Thanksgiving, I get all warm inside. The turkey, stuffing, cranberries…it’s an amazing feast! This photo by slingblade_2004 captures the holiday beautifully and shows the communal table in its glory. The

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Food | Photographer: Mazhar KhanCurator: Bryan Esler

Photographer of the Day: Mazhar Khan

Category: Food Photographer: Mazhar Khan Photo: “Light Lunch” Mazhar’s photo reminds me of my time overseas last year, during those cold, rainy days where all I wanted to do was eat some soup under a blanket. The photograph really creates a

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Food | Photographer: stevenclintbrookesCurator: Bryan Esler

Photographer of the Day: stevenclintbrookes

Category: Food Photographer: stevenclintbrookes Photo: “Breakfast POV” I love Steven’s point of view on what is just a simple bowl of Cheerio’s. By having a shallow depth of filed, Steven gets the spoon in focus and provides a backdrop to the

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Food | Photographer: merulu5Curator: Bryan Esler

Photographer of the Day: merulu5

Category: Food Photographer: merulu5 Photo: “wishes” This is rather fitting, as today is Photofocus’ 20th birthday. merulu5 does a great job of capturing the scene here. The colors are surreal, and the depth of field really makes the cake and candles

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Gobble up your favorite food photographs!

With Thanksgiving around the corner, we want to see your best food photographs for our November Photographer of the Day feature! Whether it’s that perfect turkey, stuffing, potatoes and cranberries on your table or some great 5-star restaurant-quality food items,

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Bus lights can help create magical cityscape scenes

Like most photographers, I’m always looking for the right location, the right angle, the perfect light and the right moment to make the photograph. Whether I’m traveling abroad or walking around Boston, near my studio, one of my favorite times

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Commonly misunderstood photo words

I took the time to read comments on this site, as well as a few other sites, and found that there are some terms that need some clarification for use in the photo world. Some are quite comical, and some

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Stretching and Roving Keyframes

Stretching and roving keyframes

If you have keyframed multiple layers in After Effects and need to change the duration of the animated segments, you can use the stretch keyframes method to avoid individual keyframe adjustment. Simply highlight the beginning and ending keyframes on the

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Quick tips for winter street photography

This year, many photographers won’t be able to head to the countryside to shoot gorgeous winter landscapes. However, that doesn’t mean they can’t hit the streets to document the beauty of cities blanketed in snow. It will definitely be challenging

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