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Food Photography by Corinna Gissemann

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CHAPTER 2

Basics

Even though I am sure you want to get started right away, we need to take a look at some potentially boring theory before we really get going. After all, apertures, exposure times, ISO values, and white balance are just as important as styling and choosing the right props. If you don’t take the time to learn how to expose a photo correctly, you will quickly get frustrated or even lose patience and give up photography altogether. If you have already begun taking food photos and are asking yourself why your shots turn out blurry, too dark, or with strange color casts, this chapter will provide you with the answers—promise!

Take the time to read the following sections carefully. Once you have, you will understand the various camera ...

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