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Even dinner at home can be a great moment for photography

Chapter 15:Help! I’m Photographing My Dinner!

So far we’ve talked about how to control variables in a studio or home and how to shoot in a restaurant, but what about those of us who need to get a photo of our food and then have dinner on the table immediately? What if you don’t have those extra 30 minutes to play around and style? Not to worry! Trust me, it can be done. You just have to work backward so that everything is ready to go. In fact, the last thing you’ll have to do before eating is to quickly snap a photo. Here’s a process that can work for you.

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