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Food Photography for Bloggers is one of a series of titles in the Focus On series from Focal Press.
Written by top food photographer Matt Armendariz, this book is mouth watering all the way through. Matt's blog, MattBites, is one of the best 50 food blogs in the world.
Being a good food blogger is all about having appetising looking images, and so Matt talks us through every step of getting your photos spot on.
Starting at the very beginning, Matt goes through the history of food photography and how it came to be the giant that it is today. He then looks at what equipment you may need, and how the different types of cameras can produce different results before delving in to the delicious world of food photography.
Matt knows exactly what makes a good food photo, and guides us through how to decide which depth of field is best for your subject, and how to manipulate the light in the room to make your food look at its best. It's surprising what you'll have lying around that you can utilise to help your photo look great. A simple white sheet, for example, can help to shed loads more light on a subject without moving it at all!
Full of delicious mouth wateringly good photos, this book is enough to make anyone hungry. This combined with Matt's knowledge and hints and tips on camera settings makes this book a very enjoyable and tasty read.
This is a stylish and easy to follow read that combines the hard facts with preferential hints that you can take or leave according to what you want, making it very versatile. The images here are enough to make anyone hungry, and inspire you to take some lush and lovely looking food images for your own blog.