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

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6. Processing Images with Adobe Lightroom

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Canon 70D • ISO 100 • 0.4 sec. • f/4 • Canon 50mm Macro lens

Making Your Photographs Look Their Best

As digital photographers, we cannot avoid processing, or editing, our photos. The good thing is that when editing food photographs, you usually won’t use a lot of flair or crazy, off-the-wall editing techniques. My philosophy is to keep my photographs clean and make them look like they were not edited. Ironically, extensive editing can sometimes make a photo look as if it hasn’t been edited, so I prefer to use simple, basic techniques that I apply subtly.

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