YUM! 5 Free eBooks to Make Your Food Photos Pop

Sol Walser
Sol Walser

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With the surge of social media, we’re constantly seeing what people are eating and influencers sharing their perfectly crafted smoothie bowls. And we get it. Shooting food is fun, and can result in some pretty fantastic shots.

Whether you’re a cook and want to showcase your production, or you simply enjoy capturing your brunch, we’ve rounded up the five best guides to help you define your style and achieve the food photograph you want.

If you’d like to dive deeper into food photography and learn from situational examples with a step-by-step breakdown of the photo creation process, take a look at our food photography case studies.

Download now → Food photography is about the details. The color, texture, background, and props play an important role. Kent DuFault walks you through the common elements that make a good food image plus the most common mistakes with food photography and how to avoid them. It’s a great guide to begin looking at what works and how to get there.

Download now → Food photography is not as straightforward as it may seem at first glance. There are a number of elements to consider and it can take quite a bit of time to get the right shot. In this short guide, photographer Stacey Hill teaches you about these elements and how to tie them all together, how to plan your shot, how to add mood, backdrop suggestions and how to work with different angles.

Download now → Lighting plays a critical role when photographing food, or still life in general. It can help you make the most of the texture and highlight the key elements of your shot perfectly in addition to imparting depth to the shot. In this guide, Stacey Hill tells you exactly why and how to shape and control light to create impact and generate mood.
Download now → In low key photography, the colors tend to be intense, and there are a lot of black in the background and dark shadows that provide the characteristic contrast of a low key shot. And you can actually use natural light to accomplish the effect. In this guide, you’ll learn the setup, gear and editing process to produce a low key food image.
Download now → After you’ve photographed your food shot, you will have to post process your image in order to get the best results. In this guide, you’ll learn the basic edits in Lightroom, including how to apply presets, plus how to apply textures in Photoshop for the final look.

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If you would like to take your food photography to the next level, take a look at our Food Photography Case Studies to learn from specific, situational examples that are broken down into easy steps for you to understand and emulate.

You get 5 detailed case studies spread over 51 pages. Plus as a free bonus, each case study contains shooting challenges, and self evaluation questions, designed to push you outside your photo comfort zone.

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About Sol Walser

About Sol Walser

Sol lives in Argentina with her young daughter and has been involved in photography for almost a decade, with a particular interest in street, travel and product photography. She recommends the Food Photography Case Studies to those who really want to improve their food photography and dive deeper into the topic.

Who is Photzy™ ?

Great question! Photzy.com is an online photography school with a focus on simple, practical tips and tutorials, for beginners.

Since 2012, we’ve grown to a small team of photography enthusiasts from all over the world, teaching over 200,000 students from 180 countries. No matter where your current skill level is, we’d like to help you explore your unique creative side, through photography!

“At Photzy, we believe EVERYONE is creative, and that photography is the best way to explore and share your creative side with the world.”