Food Photography Workflow, Tips, and Techniques

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Food photographers are responsible for the task of presenting our edibles in the most appetizing way which isn’t always as easy as it sounds. In his 1 1/2 hour long seminar, professional food photographer, Robert Jacobs, teaches viewers how to create decadent food portraits from concept to completion. All aspects of the craft are covered, including storyboarding, lighting techniques, working with art directors, all the way through the final editing. If you have been curious as to how you can improve your own food photography, you may want to take a look:

Through his hands-on experience, Jacobs has mastered the art of food photography, both on the commercial side and the more creative side of the genre. Many of the techniques Jacobs uses can also be used in still life photography, another niche that he often crosses into.

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 “A lot of the stuff I shoot outside I’ll shoot with the 16-35mm because I like that kind of distorted look to it. It’s either that or the 100mm, I’ll even bring out the 200mm to really separate the stuff from the background.”

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