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How To Tuesday: Photography Lighting Part II.

How To Tuesday: Photography Lighting Part II.

I’m going to pick up where I left off with my photography tutorials from months ago. I was talking about lighting and white balance last time. This week I’ll discuss lighting directions and the importance of bouncing or reflecting light. For food photography in particular, lighting couldn’t be more of a challenge. Highlight here, shadow…
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How To Tuesday: Photography Lighting Part I.

How To Tuesday: Photography Lighting Part I.

Lighting is the most important factor to consider when snapping the perfect photo. Light is what makes sight, colour and, more specifically, photography possible. Without the proper light your photos can appear dull, lacklustre and tinted. Because I am primarily a natural light photographer that is the method I will discuss with you, but artificial…
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How To Tuesday: Photography Composition Part III.

How To Tuesday: Photography Composition Part III.

Some subjects cry out for certain camera angles. Not listening to their pleas can result in awkward ill-composed shots that make the viewer feel uneasy. Today I’m going to talk to you about camera angles specifically popular among food photographers and how they can work for you. I’ll start with the safest or easiest angle…
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How To Tuesday: Photography Composition Part II.

How To Tuesday: Photography Composition Part II.

Continuing our photography lesson from last week, today I’m going to talk to you about the compositional importance of negative space and leading lines. These two concepts are not exclusive to photography, but prevalent in all visual arts. When I think of negative space the first thing that pops into mind is a specific painting…
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How To Tuesday: Photography Composition Part I.

How To Tuesday: Photography Composition Part I.

I had a tasty idea for you today. It had something to do with raspberries, lemons, sugar and lots of it. But as you can see, no raspberries, no lemons and certainly no sugar. Instead this tuesday I decided to bring you something a little different. Over the past few months I’m not afraid to…
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