Food Photography articles

BLACK AND WHITE FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY

Black and white photography can take a viewer’s breath away. By stripping away colour, we become so much more aware of elements of that images such as texture, shape, light, and subtle graduations of tone in a photograph. In doing so, it has the power to tell a story. There is beauty in black and white food photography makes us see food in a different light, whilst adding a uniqueness and timelessness to an image.

STREET FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY

Images of street food can show so many aspects of cultural life, from buying, and selling, to browsing and eating. Photographing street food can show the dynamism of entrepreneurs selling street food, of traders selling hand-made burgers in a London market, to waffles in Brussels to samosa in Bombay station or even stir fry in Bangkok. In photographing street food, we can learn so much about the culture and politics of food across the globe.

How to Photograph Wine

In celebrating wine and wine photography across the globe, we wanted to share with you some tips and tricks for you to consider when shooting your wine.

We spoke to Rupert Ponsonby, R&R Drink and Food, who shared with us his personal top tips and tricks for photographing that perfect brand wine shot, bringing the story behind the wine to life. We have included some of our finalist and commended entrants work to showcase how these tips have been shown in wine photography.

How to Photograph Sweets and Desserts

Tantalise the taste buds by learning how to photograph sweet foods and desserts. Use this guide to improve your sweet photography skills and create pictures that look as good as the dessert tastes.

A History of Food Photography

Food photography has a history that begins with artistic portrait photography which has developed over time to create some iconic food photography imagery.

How to photograph food

Learn how to photograph food with these quick and easy tips. From the best lighting tips to choosing food props, get the best food photography ideas here!