How to photograph food Compose, shoot, and edit appetizing images

Beata Lubas

Book - 2020

Learn to create stunning images of food with this mouth-watering guide to culinary photography from expert author and instagram sensation Beata Lubas. Food photography is a rapidly-growing genre, and whether you're a food blogger looking to take your presentation to the next level, or a professional photographer keen to expand into this lucrative market, this book has everything you need to make it all a piece of cake. Using the techniques she has developed through years of professional suc...cess, Beata Lubas will teach you how to anticipate your clients' needs, articulate your own style, and skillfully manufacture sumptuous shots that leap from the page. Learn how to tell food stories using light, colour and shape to evoke atmosphere. Discover methods for shaping natural light to produce magical images in any environment. Combine styling tricks and camera skills to create sensational compositions. With clear, concise and comprehensive instruction to suite every skill level, this book takes you through all the stages involved in creating incredible food photography. So much more than just a guide to photographing food, this is a must-read manual for every photographer working with natural light.

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Genres
Instructional and educational works
Published
Philadelphia : Running Press 2020.
Edition
First U.S. edition
Language
English
Item Description
Originally published by Ilex.
Includes index.
Physical Description
192 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
ISBN
9780762499625
0762499621
Main Author
Beata Lubas (author)
  • Introduction: The power of a single image
  • Tame your gear
  • Become a student of natural light
  • Work the frame
  • Styling made easy
  • Creative process
  • The art of the edit
  • Mindset & growth.
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Learn to create stunning images of food with this mouth-watering guide to culinary photography from expert author and instagram sensation Beata Lubas. Food photography is a rapidly-growing genre, and whether you're a food blogger looking to take your presentation to the next level, or a professional photographer keen to expand into this lucrative market, this book has everything you need to make it all a piece of cake. Using the techniques she has developed through years of professional success, Beata Lubas will teach you how to anticipate your clients' needs, articulate your own style, and skillfully manufacture sumptuous shots that leap from the page. Learn how to tell food stories using light, colour and shape to evoke atmosphere. Discover methods forshaping natural light to produce magical images in any environment. Combine styling tricks and camera skills to create sensational compositions. With clear, concise and comprehensive instruction to suite every skill level, this book takes you through allthe stages involved in creating incredible food photography. So much more than just a guide to photographing food, this is a must-read manual for every photographer working with natural light.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

A guide to food photography explains how to produce images with great contrast, balance, and appeal, covering such topics as essential equipment, how to keep food looking good on a shoot, how to work with props, and managing lighting.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

For amateurs and pros looking to add to their portfolios, How to Photograph Food makes food photography a piece of cake!How to Photograph Food is the gorgeous, informative photography book you didn't know you needed. For budding photographers and social media personalities, the perfect image has never been easier to capture, and How to Photograph Food puts it all within reach. Chapters include: GearLightingFrame and BalanceFood StylingPhoto EditingThinking like a ProYou'll learn the essential equipment, how to keep food looking good on a shoot, how to work with props, managing lighting, and much more, all from a skilled photographer and teacher. With only a digital camera and a little practice, you'll be able to turn out images with great contrast, balance, and appeal that look as good as they taste.