3. The Tools

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In the studio.ISO 1250, 1/200 sec, f/2.8, 50mm lens on Canon DSLR

Look inside a plumber’s toolbox and you’ll immediately know that person’s a plumber, because those wrenches and clamps are the tools specific to that job. They don’t have to be brand new, or even in good shape, but the owner does have to know how to use them.

The same can be said about the equipment a photographer uses; it doesn’t have to be the newest, most amazing camera available—just one that works for that situation. There are specific tools that every food photographer needs, and having the right ones can make a huge difference in the quality of your work and ...

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