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Food Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots, Second Edition by Nicole S. Young

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1. Food Photography Fundamentals

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Canon 5D Mark III • ISO 100 • 3 sec. • f/5.6 • Canon 100mm f/2.8L Macro lens

The Tools and Setup for Digital Food Photography

When it comes to photographing food, the basics of digital photography are really no different from those for other photographic genres. It’s important to have a solid understanding of such basics as exposure and white balance, as well as the camera gear you will use before venturing into food photography. In this chapter, I will discuss some of the essentials you need to create mouth-watering images.

Poring Over the Picture

I love to photograph (and eat) small, bite-sized appetizers. ...

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