16 Delicious Examples of Food Photography That Will Make You Drool

Ritesh Saini
Ritesh Saini

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Food is a really popular subject for photography. A lot of people like taking food photos and sharing them on social media platforms – a trend that has only grown stronger over the years. However, taking great food photos is not as easy as it seems.

Food photography requires careful consideration to factors like lighting, camera angle and placement of different elements inside the frame. But it also offers you a lot of creative opportunities to experiment with composition and framing.

Scroll down to look at some amazing examples of food photography, with shots ranging from flat lays to side angle photos of a variety of food items. We hope that these photos inspire you to explore food photography or experiment with new ideas.

(Note: If you’d like to improve your food photography, take a look at our new food photography extended case studies to learn and ‘borrow’ from specific examples.)

Photo by Brooke Lark

Photo by Victoria Shes

Photo by Jennifer Pallian

Photo by Deniz Altindas

Improve Your Food Photography With These Case Studies

If you’d like to learn from specific situation examples, check out our food photography case studies for a step-by-step breakdown of the photo creation process + shooting challenges, designed to push you outside your photo comfort zone. Click here now to check it out.

Photo by Anna Pelzer

Photo by Chad Montano

Photo by Andrew Pons

Photo by Ella Olsson

Want to dive deeper into examples from specific situations?

Check out our food photography case studies that you can use to learn and borrow unique ideas from. These contain a step-by-step breakdown of the photo creation process and shooting challenges to help you get outside your photo comfort zone. Take a look here.

Photo by Cristiano Pinto

Photo by Brooke Lark

Photo by nikldn

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About Ritesh Saini

About Ritesh Saini

Ritesh has been photographing since 2010 and his photographic interests have varied from nature and landscapes to street photography. He recommends the Food Photography Case Studies to those who really want to improve their food photography and dive deeper into the topic.

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