still life

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

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

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

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

Dark and moody still life photography

This week I am going to explore MY signature style — dark and moody still life photography. It was my first love with still life and to be honest …

A look at lighting for still life photography

(Editor’s note: This guest article is by Julie Powell who lives in Narre Warren, Victoria, Australia. She is an award-winning still life photographer who loves to share her passion for this genre

Weekly Wrap-Up: April 7-13, 2019

The Weekly Wrap-Up features articles from this week on Photofocus. This week, Bryan Esler talks about pricing your photography, Vanelli shows us the best way to organize photos and Julie

Looking at still life settings

(Editor’s note: This guest article is by Julie Powell who lives in Narre Warren, Victoria, Australia. She is an award-winning still life photographer who loves to share her passion for this genre

An introduction to still life photography

(Editor’s note: This guest article is by Julie Powell who lives in Narre Warren, Victoria, Australia. She is an award-winning still life photographer who loves to share her passion for this genre

The PHotofocus Weekly Wrap-Up March 31.

Weekly Wrap-Up: March 24-30, 2019

The Weekly Wrap-up features articles from this week on Photofocus. Scott Lawrence explores the Nikon Z6 for headshots, guest writer Julie Powell talks about the art of still life, Kevin