Join Bill Robbins for an in-depth discussion in this video Choosing the right camera, part of Learning Food and Drink Photography.
In this movie we're going to take a look at the different types of camera…formats that might be appropriate for you to use in your food photography.…These range from the very high-end for the pro, to the point-and-shoot for the food blogger.…So let's take a look at the pros and cons of each.…So let's start over here with the medium format. The medium format is going…to give us a lot of versatility.…So we'll start up here at the front-end and it gives us interchangeable lenses.…It's also going to have reflex viewing, which means that we're looking through…the lens in real time. And as we go to the back of the camera, we can see it…has a digital back.…
Now the digital back on this camera comes off, and it means that we can put on…other digital backs if we don't like the particular one that's on here. And…that gives us the ability to go from capturing anywhere from 25 megapixels to 50…megapixels on our capture.…The drawback for this is that camera is it's very expensive, so most…photographers that would be using this camera are going to be working in the…
- Understanding what makes a food photo appetizing
- Comparing emotional and graphic compositional styles
- Choosing the right camera
- Evaluating lens options
- Choosing light reflectors
- Finding creative backgrounds
- Creating specular and diffuse lighting setups
- Creating different looks for each dish
- Creating a chill effect for drinks
- Shooting on location at a restaurant
- Editing photos
Skill Level Intermediate
1. The Two Flavors of Food Photography
2. Essential Gear
3. Lighting Techniques
4. Setting Up the Shot
5. Styling and Shooting Food
6. Staging and Shooting Drinks
7. Shooting at a Restaurant
8. Creative Shooting Techniques
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