How to photograph FOOD! 馃嵅

How to photograph FOOD! 馃嵅

Ever wonder the process to get those amazing food photos? In this video I show you my steps to with some tips and tricks to great food photography.

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Gear
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FujiFilm XF 56 F/1.2 R
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Recap

Composition
-Lock the camera down and style to the camera
-90 degree or Top down
-45 degree or side shot
-Place your hero object on the thirds or center

Lighting
-Single direction light source
-Shoot against light to add definition
-Use a soft light/diffused light

Props/feeling/mood
-Pay attention to placement in frame
-Create a world with props and backgrounds
-Choose a base/background that fits the mood you want
-Add ingredients around a dish
-Watch out for reflective objects
-Neutral color palette allows the food to stand out
-Add some texture like a piece of fabric or a book

Extra Tips
-Add water to make it gleam
-Have action in the scene

Camera setup
FujiFilm X-T2 with 56mm F1.2 Lens

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