On my courses I get many questions about taking photographing food indoors using ambient light in the evening. I teach how the best way to take pictures of food, controlling the light either in the studio or in your home. This week at home my wife said to me " I am making marmalade do you want to take some pictures?" It was in the evening, and I had just settled down on the sofa. I reluctantly followed her into the kitchen and recognised the problem that many people have when photographing their food at home, in the kitchen at night. Lots of bright and harsh kitchen lights. I reduced the lighting so only a single oven hood light illuminated the kitchen work top. The scene was dramatic and created lots of good deep shadows. Next I set my smart phone camera to a high ISO setting to try and avoid camera shake, and took some photos Photo 1 Photo 1, The marmalade was boiling merrily away in the preserving pan, but my problem was that steam was fogging m
My work as food photographer. Updates on my food photography course. Information on classes on how to photograph food.