No matter how your food tastes, but it should look delicious. That's the idea behind food photography. When see any food photograph, you don't taste it with your tongue, instead you taste it with your eyes. A beautiful food photograph is more of a visual delight than merely a dish in picture.
How do these pictures look so beautiful & tempting while they may not taste delicious? How do photographers manage to click those mouth-watering food picture? Well, we too had these questions in our mind. And we have found answers for all there queries. There's a little trick that does the work. These simple tips do the magic to your food photography. the first and foremost is the light source. Let us find out what these tips are,
1. The first and the most important element in food photography is the light. Work with natural light as much as possible. If you are shooting in daytime and indoors, then a location near the window is best for food photography.
2. Avoid direct sunlight on your food as it will give a very harsh and bright effect to your picture. You need subtle light for that perfect picture. Overcast days by a window are perfect or the late afternoons when the sun gets lower in the sky is the best time to photograph food.
3. Avoid using your camera flash. Whether you are using your phone or any other camera, avoid using flash. Using flash generally distorts the color and creates shadows in the photo, which doesn't appeal to the eyes. For food photography you need to capture natural colors.
4. If you are shooting at home try using a tripod to stabilize your camera. You can shoot from different angles keeping your camera still.
5. Try to capture the details of the dish. The overall photo of the dish looks just okay. But if you get a little closer to the dish and capture details of the food it gives you another view of the dish.
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