Today I am talking all about food photography! After kicking off a blogging series a few weeks ago with a post about how to start a food blog, we are now moving onto one of my favorite parts – the photography.
So as you might be able to guess, photography is a big part of my blog. Like, BIG. People eat with their eyes first, so the food should look great. And while I knew from the beginning that it would be a big part of things, it didn’t start off beautiful. In fact, when I began I wasn’t ready to invest in a nice camera so I actually used a little point and shoot. There is not a single thing about that camera that is fancy or handy for food photography, but it’s what I used for the first 1 1/2 years of blogging. Looking back, it’s hard to believe it was that long, but it was. Here’s a couple of my first posts using that camera – cheesecake and a layered cake. I mean whoa.
So first let’s talk about the equipment I use: