7. Behind the Scenes

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Canon 70D • ISO 250 • 1/40 sec. • f/4.5 • Canon EF-S 24mm lens

Photographing Food from Start to Finish

Seeing a finished photograph and looking at a lot of images of food are great ways to learn how to improve your photography or maybe just become inspired. But watching how the images were made can be even more helpful. In this chapter, you will see “behind the scenes” of creating four images. I’ll start with the styling, props, and lighting, and then I will walk you through the editing process in Adobe Lightroom.

Poring Over the Picture

When I find myself eating something regularly, it usually ends up as a subject in ...

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