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9 Must Read Food Photography Articles

We’ve rounded up 9 of our our best food photography articles for food bloggers all in one spot!

9 Must Read Food Photography Posts for Bloggers | food bloggers of canada

Food photography for food bloggers is a never ending challenge…lighting, composition, styling, editing… they’re all skills that need to be learned.  Not to mention the ins and outs of photographing food with a DSLR or a point and shoot or smartphone.  And what happens when you hit a creative rut? We’ve got nine must read articles on food photography that will help any food blogger raise their skills.


9 Must-Read Articles for the Food Photographer

By Food Bloggers of Canada

The FBC community has some stellar food photographers with advice to share. Whether you're a seasoned pro or a budding beginner, find some tips by clicking the image for more details.

  • Tips for Styling a Summer Table Photoshoot

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    Food photography styles & props undergo seasonal changes as summer trends emerge. Understanding these & using them in your styled shots can be advantageous; [here are some tips to keep it simple](https://www.foodbloggersofcanada.com/2014/06/inspiration-tips-for-propping-a-trendy-summer-table-photoshoot/).

  • Photography 101: Camera Exposure Modes

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    "My photos aren’t the best. I often get rejected from food porn sites such as Foodgawker and Tastespotting. In fact 9 times out of 10." After much research, Elizabeth [shares what she's learned](https://www.foodbloggersofcanada.com/2011/09/photography-101-camera-exposure-modes/).

  • Food Styling: The Burger

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    The burger – a favourite with nearly everybody. So how do you go about making it look amazing? [Take a read and find out](https://www.foodbloggersofcanada.com/2011/10/food-styling-the-burger/)!

  • Restaurant Food Photography and Natural Light

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    While high quality writing is important to any blog, a picture really says a thousand words—a great photo outshines any menu description. [Here are some tips to think of when shooting at a restaurant](https://www.foodbloggersofcanada.com/2012/05/restaurant-food-photography-and-natural-light/).

  • Food Photography 101: Kick Starting Inspiration

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    Anyone can learn the technical side of something, but it takes determination, focus & creative ability to be inspired & grow as an imagemaker. Here are 4 of the most important tips on being inspired.

  • iPhoneography: Some Advice

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    "The best camera is the one you have with you.” Few of us have mobile phones without cameras, so those are most often the cameras we have with us. [Here's some advice to make the most of it](https://www.foodbloggersofcanada.com/2012/09/iphoneography-some-advice/).

  • Five Ways to Improve Your Picture’s White Balance

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    Ever heard the terms “white balance”, “colour shifts” or “colour temperature” & wondered how they relate to your photography? [Taylor Mathis is here to fill you in on key points about white balance](https://www.foodbloggersofcanada.com/2013/02/five-ways-to-improve-your-pictures-white-balance/).

  • Food Photography and Styling Books for Bloggers

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    Photography plays a huge role in food blogs & can add stress to what should be fun. Fortunately, many books address food styling & photography for bloggers. [Here are 3 must-reads for any food blogger](https://www.foodbloggersofcanada.com/2012/06/food-photography-and-styling-books-for-bloggers/).

  • Food Photography 101: Natural Lighting

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    Generally, the most readily available light is natural daylight. It requires very little equipment and will make your food look more natural, more appealing, and incredibly appetizing! [Here's our tips](https://www.foodbloggersofcanada.com/2012/04/food-photography-101-understanding-natural-lighting/).

Recommended Reading:  Food Photography: Start With the Basics

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2 Responses to 9 Must Read Food Photography Articles

  1. movita beaucoup July 17, 2014 at 6:42 am #

    I think your next post should be about how to make that fancy-pants gallery up there. The photos slide! GAH!!!

  2. movita beaucoup July 17, 2014 at 6:43 am #

    Nevermind. I just clicked on the Quietly link. DUH.

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