Author Archives: Helen Grace Ventura Thompson

Food Photography with Helen Grace Ventura Thompson

This month’s blog post asks you to consider angles and focal points and takes a look at some of the…

History of Food Photography – Part 6

This month’s blog post asks you to consider shooting in black and white. I know, I know, we see in…

History of Food Photography – Part 5

In the run up to this year’s competition, I’ll be looking at how you, the readers (and hopefully, competition entrants!)…

History of Food Photography – Part 4

While the first colour photograph appeared in 1861, colour photography in cookbooks waited until the 1930’s – colour printing was…

A History of Food Photography – Part 3

‘Food’ photographs first appeared in the early 19th century resembling still lifes, focusing on realism, composition, and importantly lighting effects -…

A History of Food Photography – Part 2

Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year receives entries from all over the world so this blog post will look…

A History of Food Photography – Part 1

Great! Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year – a competition celebrating food photography. Until recently, food photography was considered…