Top Ten Food Photography Tips From David Loftus And Jamie Oliver
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Food Photography Tips - Nikon has teamed up with Jamie Oliver and David Loftus to bring you ten top food photography tips.
Photo by David Clapp - www.davidclapp.co.uk
SpeedShoot quickly, especially when dealing with heat.
CaptureShoot often, and capture the mess. Cooking is messy!
LightingEmbrace natural, ambient light to show off fresh ingredients.
MacroUse macro settings to capture stunning close ups.
BackgroundsUse neutral backgrounds to bring out textures in the food.
StorySet the scene to tell a story and don’t be afraid to get your hands involved.
CreativeTake action shots using slow shutter speeds to portray energy.
ColourUse colourful ingredients and off-white plates to serve up.
AngleFind an interesting angle, even if it means shooting from a height or leaning inside a cooking pot.
ViewAdopt the point of view of the creator. The same applies before eating!
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