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Looking at the art behind still life photography
13 tips for better still life styling
What is considered still life?
Creating soft beautiful images with natural window light
Create dramatically beautiful images with indirect natural light
When is a cupcake not a cupcake?
10 alternatives to a white background
Using fractal prisms to create other worldly portraits
My 10 favorite props for vintage still life
Color concepts in still life photography — what’s in?
Working with chocolate
13 tips for better still life styling

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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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10 alternatives to a white background

When it comes to still life and even portrait photography, the temptation to use a plain white (or even plain black) background is there. It is simple, effective and uncluttered. But what about looking at some alternatives? Below I look

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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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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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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
Julie Powell_Header

10 alternatives to a white background

When it comes to still life and even portrait photography, the temptation to use a plain white (or even plain black) background is there. It is simple, effective and uncluttered. But what about looking at some alternatives? Below I look

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
Julie Powell_styling_header

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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