How To Recreate Moody Natural Food Photography Lighting

How To Recreate Moody Natural Food Photography Lighting | Recreate moody natural light in food photography with just your Speedlight. Click to read the full set up that will have you mimicking natural light photography in no time!

One of the biggest challenges with shooting natural light is that it is ever changing. If you need to redo a shoot or continue a shoot another day and the natural light is completely different, how do you go about recreating the light you had before? As I am sure you are aware, artificial lighting is a huge and kinda complex topic, (like seriously!) There are so many options out there and things to consider, like budget, storage, set up,…

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Create Intentional Goals: Food Photography Goal Setting Worksheet

Free Food Photography Goal Setting Worksheet | Click to read the 4 actions that will help you set intentional goals to create better food photography.

A couple of posts ago, I shared with you my goals with you and where I was up to. As I have been working on my beverage photography goals, I have found that practice is not the only thing that makes perfect, setting an intention for your practice makes perfect. Today, I want you to take action on getting that new skill, capturing that image, honing that new technique you’ve been dreaming of. Find That Intention. Set Yourself A Goal.…

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Food For Thought: If Life Throws You Lemons Turn Them Into Lemonade

Food For Thought. If Life Throws You Lemons Turn Them Into Lemonade

What I love about meeting people through this blog is that we all have similar stories about how photography has shaped our lives.Today, I'm delighted to share a guest post with you from one of my very first readers Saxon Templeton from Thirty Summers.  Whilst Thirty Summers is not a food photography blog, we have similar philosophy's about 'Escaping Ordinary' and I just love the idea behind it. I know a lot of us have similar realisations in life and are striving…

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Selling Photos: 1 Simple Way to Passively Make $2,000+

1 Simple Way To Passive Make $2,000+ by Selling Your Photography | Want to make money by selling your photography by doing nothing? There is just one simple thing I do that sees me passively make over $2,000 a year. Click to get the easiest tip you'll ever read.

Are you like one of the many photographers who dreams of making money from selling photos? Even better, selling photos and passively making money? Whilst making money whilst you sleep is a pretty cool thing, for photographers just knowing that someone wants to part with their hard earned cash in return for an image you poured your heart into is even cooler. Every year I make a certain amount of money from selling photos by doing nothing and not spending a cent.…

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Create Dazzling Food Gathering Images with Photoshop Compositing

Create Dazzling Food Gathering Images with Photoshop Compositing | Take your food photography to the next level with Photoshop compositing and create impressive food gathering images, even with one pair of hands! Click through for the video tutorial.

Are you dreaming of creating those impressing food gathering images you see all over Pinterest and Instagram? But for whatever reason you can’t recruit enough people to make it happen? Well today, I’ve got you covered. You only need one set of hands to shoot a food gathering #likeaboss if you use Photoshop compositing in food photography. Just look at this image by one of my favourite artists V.K Rees. Her hands appear busy quite regularly in her images. It’s such…

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The Complete Guide to Food Photography Pricing (Part 3)

The Complete Guide To Food Photography Pricing Part 3 | Here are 6 tips so you can confidently price your food photography and tackle negotiations along the way. Perfect for freelance photographers and food bloggers. Click here to read more.

Hooray! You’ve made it to Part 3 of pricing your food photography. You now have some hard figures in your food photography pricing and you’re ready to shoot them over to your next (or even first) client! In this post, I want to chat to you about how to get the most out of your pricing. Over the years of selling my food photography services I’ve had it all; yeses, nos, pricing myself too low, pricing too high, successful and failed negotiations,…

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The Complete Guide to Food Photography Pricing (Part 2)

The Complete Guide To Food Photography Pricing (Part 2) | Ready to start getting paid for your food photography? Work out your costs and mark ups with a FREE SPREADSHEET. Perfect for freelance food photographers

In this post I am going to walk you through the three types of costs you need to know for your food photography pricing. By the end of it you’ll be inputting figures into your food photography pricing structure like it’s nobody’s business! Now that you have read the first edition to this three part series, the Complete Guide to Food Photography Pricing (Part 1), you’ve started to think about who your ideal clients are, how much you’d like to…

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The Complete Guide to Food Photography Pricing (Part 1)

The Complete Guide To Food Photography Pricing Part 1 | Identify how the influences of pricing Effect those dollar bills.

Until you have been freelancing for a few years, talking ‘price’ can feel like a daunting task let alone coming up with a pricing structure for your food photography business! A couple of readers have reached out to ask me to give some advice on how set up their food photography pricing, so here is my complete guide to help you talk dollar, dollar bills y’all. This will be a three part edition, so you can get the most out of the topic…

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7 Quotes Photographers Need in Their Lives

7 Quotes Photographers Need In Their Lives

Do you feel like being a ‘creative’ or an ‘artist’ is just too darn hard? Like it’s a constant mental battle? Battling with your feelings of inadequacy and the ever increasing pressure to create something that is ‘perfect’, and let’s not forget original! Maybe you tell yourself that you weren’t born a creative and should just quit and leave it to those who are actually gifted? Well, you’re not alone. Every artist, (and human let’s be honest here), has these exact thoughts…

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